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May 5, 2012

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين


Palestinians throughout the Territories face daily state terror. Prisoners in Israel’s gulag are worst off. Prison harshness just increased. More on that below.


An estimated 2,500 Palestinian detainees are participating in open-ended hunger strikes for justice. More join them daily. Freed prisoners got involved. On May 4, Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh refused food for the 67th day.


A Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-I) visited them on April 30. He said Bilal risks imminent death. Thaer needs immediate civilian hospitalization for treatment prison hospitals don’t provide.
PHR-I said:

“(B)oth detainees suffer from acute muscle weakness in their limbs, which prevents them from standing. They both are in need of full assistance in daily activities such as showering, though such help is not provided in the IPS clinic.”

“They both suffer from an acute decrease in muscle tone and are…

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