Monday, 22 January 2018 06:28 GMT

Israel responsible for lives of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike --minister

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Palestinian Minister of Prisoners and Detainees Issa Qaraqeh held Israeli authorities responsible for the lives of nine Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike for many weeks, a press statement said here on Saturday

The health conditions of the prisoners is worsening and Israeli authorities are pressuring them to abort their strike, said the statement issued by Qaraqeh

It noted that these authorities are moreover holding eight Palestinian administrative employees without a court hearing who have gone on a hunger strike as well.

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