Three Prisoners on Hunger Strike, Says Prisoners Ministry

RAMALLAH, May 4, 2013 (WAFA) – Three Palestinian prisoners are currently hunger striking, said a report published by the Ministry of Prisoners on Saturday.

The report said that prisoner Ayman Abu Daod, 31, from Hebron has been hunger striking since April 14 against attempts to re impose a sentence of 28 years.

Abu Daod is one of the prisoners who were released in the Gilad Shalit swap deal and is currently being held in solitary confinement in Jalma prison.

Ayman Hamdan, 30, from Bethlehem announced hunger striking since April 28 to protest the extension of his administrative detention for another 6 months.

Muhammad Abu Rmelah, 42, from Jenin commenced his strike on May 1 to protest his administrative detention and extension for 19 months.

Source: WAFA News