Three Hunger Striking Prisoners in Isolation, says Ministry

RAMALLAH, May 11, 2013 (WAFA) – The Israeli prison authority place three Palestinian prisoners who are on hunger strike in solitary confinement to force them to end their strike, the Ministry of Prisoners said Saturday.

Ayman Abu Daoud, from Hebron, who was released in the October 2011 prisoners exchange and later re-arrested with chance to serve the remaining 28 years of his sentence, has been on hunger strike since April 14 demanding his release.

He is held in solitary confinement at Jalama prison near Jenin and is being pressured to end his strike, said the ministry.

Ayman Hamdan, from Bethlehem, and Muhammad Abu Rmeileh, from Jenin refugee camp, started a hunger strike at the end of April to protest their continued administrative detention without charge or trial.

Both are held in solitary confinement at Ofer military camp and prison near Ramallah.

Source: WAFA News