Prisoner Imran al-Khatib

Two Palestinian prisoners continue open hunger strike

PNN/ Bethlehem/

Hussam association for Palestinian Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners on Tuesday said that two Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently on hunger strike, demanding their  release.

Despite their deteriorating health, the association said that the two prisoners continue their open ended hunger strike as a form of protest against Israeli detention.

According to Hussam, the first prisoner, Imran al-Khatib, 60, from the southern besieged Gaza Strip, continues his hunger strike for the 66th consecutive day, demanding early release from Israeli detention

Meanwhile, ex-prisoner Khader Adnan, 40, from the northern West Bank district of Jenin, is currently held in the Israeli Raymond prison continues his open hunger strike for 38 days  after he was taken to administrative detention again.