Despite poor health conditions, Battle of Empty Stomachs continues
The Hanzala Centre for Prisoners announces that there are 3 Palestinian prisoners who continue their Battle of Empty Stomachs Israeli occupation prisons amid deteriorating health conditions.
The Battle of Empty Stomachs continues as three Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation prisons carry on with their open hunger strike which has now reached day 40.
The Palestinian prisoners Sultan Khalouf, aged 42, Kayed al-Fasfous, aged 34, and Maher al-Akhras, aged 52.
According to the Hanzala Centre for Prisoners, al-Fasfous, originally from Dora, has been imprisoned in Al-Naqab prison and carries on his hunger strike reaching day 40 days in rejection of his administrative detention. Al-Fasfous is currently facing difficult health conditions.
In turn, Sultan Khalouf, from the town of Barqin, Jenin, has been on hunger strike for 40 days also in rejection of his administrative detention. Two days ago, he was transferred to the "Ramla" prison clinic, amid a continuing deterioration in his health condition.
As for Palestinian Prisoner Maher al-Akhras, from the town of Sila al-Dahr in Jenin, he has been on hunger strike for 20 days, as he also rejected the terms of his arbitrary arrest in Al-Jalama prison.
Netanyahu rejects Ben-Gvir's decision regarding Palestinian prisoners
Israeli media reported that Israeli occupation Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected the decision of Police Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir to further restrict visits to Palestinian prisoners classified as "security prisoners" to once every two months, in an attempt to prevent escalation during the upcoming Jewish holidays.
The Israeli Ynet news website reported that the security conditions of Palestinian prisoners will not be tightened at the present time, recalling the assessments of the Israeli security establishment, which suggested that Ben-Gvir's remarks and actions would lead to an escalation and explosion of the security situation.