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Israeli court to review request to free Palestinian hunger striker – Ma’an News Agency 17.08.15

Palestinians had planned to stage a rally outside the Barzilai hospital, but Jewish right-wing activists confronted them, chanting racist slogans and saying they hoped Allaan died.

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Palestinian female prisoner launches hunger strike – The Times of Israel 18.08.15                                                                Attorney Shireen Issawi, held without trial since March 2014, strikes in support of Mohammed Allaan

Force-feeding Palestinian hunger strikers: When politics and medicine collide – The Jerusalem Post 12.08.15              Politicians say new force-feeding law protects sanctity of life, but NGOs believe it violates autonomy and human dignity and serves political purposes only.

Israel must stop draconian detentions without trial– Haaretz 30.07.15                                                                                                The doubling of the number of Palestinians prisoners in administrative detention over the past year reflects an excessive, illicit use of a means intended only for rare, aberrant cases

BTselem slams administrative detention for Israelis


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