Six Palestinian prisoners continue hunger strike protesting administrative detention

Ramallah (QNN)- Six Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails continue their hunger hunger strike, protesting administrative detention. The longest is Ahmad Ghannam, who has been on hunger strike for 85 days so far.

The Palestinian Prisoners Club said in a statement Sunday that Ahmad Ghannam (42 years old) from southern Hebron has been on hunger strike for 85 days so far. The father of two kids has been arrested since last June 18. He has already served a total of nine years in Israeli jails despite of suffering from leukemia.

The statement also mentioned Ismail Ali (30 years old) from Abu Deis, who has been on hunger strike for 75 days so far. He was arrested last February and already served a total of seven years in Israeli jails before.

Tareq Qa’dan (46 years old) from Jenin has been on hunger strike for 68 days so far. The father of six children has already spent a total of 11 years in Israeli jails before. His service ended last April, however Israeli authorities issued an administrative detention order against him few days before he completed his sentence.

Ahmad Zahran (42 years old), father of four, has been on hunger strike for 15 days so far. He has already spent a total of 15 years in Israeli jails. He started a hunger strike for 39 days before Israeli authorities promise him to end his detention if he stops his strike. However, Israeli authorities renewed his administrative detention, breaking its promise.

Mus’ab Al Hindi (29 years old), a father of two kids, has been on hunger strike for 13 days so far. Israeli authorities issued 24 administrative detention orders against him. It is worth mentioning that Hindi wend before on hunger strike for 35 days before Israeli authorities release him then rearrest him in the same month.

Female prisoner Hiba El Labadi (24 years old), Palestinian-Jordanian citizen, has been on hunger strike for 13 days do far. She was arrested at the Karameh border crossing while she was heading to visit her relatives in occupied West Bank. She was interrogated under torture and tough conditions before being arrested under administrative detention.

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