Prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid immune system collapsing
The brother of Palestinian prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid assures that the latter has been subjected to neglect from the occupation’s authorities following the discovery of a malignant tumor.
Naji Abu Hamid, the brother of Palestinian prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid (49 years old), confirmed that the malignant tumor threatening the prisoner’s life has been discovered in August of last year, yet the occupation’s deliberate stalling and neglect led to the deterioration of his health.
In turn, the Head of the Palestinian Prisoners Club (PPC), Kaddoura Fares revealed to Al Mayadeen that “prisoner Abu Hamid is suffering from a collapse in his immune system.”
Fares added that the cancer-stricken prisoner is in dire health.
Hamas: Deliberate medical negligence
In the same context, the head of the Hamas movement abroad, Khaled Meshaal, phoned the mother of prisoner Abu Hamid Thursday evening, during which he called on “human rights institutions and our Palestinian people to support the prisoner and his family in the face of the inhuman Zionist crime committed by the prison service."
The (PPC) had previously confirmed that prisoner Nasser Abu Hamid has fallen unconscious on Tuesday in the Israeli "Barzilai" Hospital. The Club said he is on ventilators due to inflammation in his lungs, and he is in a rapidly-escalating serious health condition.
In a statement, the PPC confirmed a state of extreme tension in Askalan Prison after informing the prison's administration that Abu Hamid's health condition is critical. The statement affirmed that "the prison administration's 'slow murder' policy through medical negligence of the sick is what brought Abu Hamid to this critical stage."
Nasser Abu Hamid, from Al-Amari camp, Ramallah, is one of five brothers who were [all] sentenced to life by the Israeli authorities. They are: Nasr, Nasser, Sharif, and Mohammad, as well as Islam, who was arrested in 2018. The sixth brother is a martyr, Abdel Moneim Abu Hamid. Their mother was deprived of visiting them for years, they lost their father during detention, and their family home was demolished 5 times - the last of which was in 2019.