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Two Palestinian Prisoners Have Been on Hunger Strike For 41 Days

Two Palestinian Prisoners Have Been on Hunger Strike For 41 Days

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Gaza Post- GAZA//

Two Palestinian political prisoners, held in Israeli jails as administrative detainees [held with no charge or court trial], have been going on their open hunger strike for 41 consecutive days, protesting the unfair Israeli procedures practised against them.
 
32 year-old Odeh Haroub and 35 year-old Hassan Awawi from Hebron completed the 41th day of their hunger strike on Sunday, May 13. According to the Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS).

 PPS said in a statement that the Israeli Prison Service tried to break the prisoners' strike by transferring them from one prison to another in order to exhaust them and cause deterioration in their health. 

The statement added that Awai and Haroub have been suffering from severe headache, vomiting, and low visibility as a result of the hunger strike.

According the Israeli B'Tselem's report, 29 Palestinians were taken into administrative detention every month over the past year.

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