Ramallah, ALRAY - Prisoners and Ex-prisoners Affairs Ministry said that the Palestinian prisoner Anas Shedid, 21, from Dura village south of Hebron in the occupied West Bank is in an open hunger strike for the fifth day in a row against his administrative detention.
In a press release issued on Monday, the Israeli military court confirmed that the prisoner was arrested on 14, June 2017 after being summoned to an interview at the Israeli liaison center in Hebron. He was sentenced to six months' of administrative detention.
It pointed out that the prisoner was arrested several times and transferred to administrative detention without charge. This led him to go on a hunger strike that continued for 88 consecutive days and he was threatened with loss of memory and paralysis in protest against his arbitrary administrative detention.
The affairs explained that the prisoner is currently in solitary confinement in the Hadarim prison.