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Palestinian prisoner from Gaza announced his hunger strike
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Gaza, Alray - Palestinian prisoner Zamel Abu Shalouf from Gaza began an open ended hunger strike several days ago protesting the medical negligence  practiced against him by the Israeli Prison Service(IPS).  

According to Prisoner Club lawyer,  Shalouf was transferred to Ashkelon Prison for treatment but the IPS neglected him, so he announced his hunger strike. He suffered from heart problems and in need of changing the regulator for his heart rate, he added.

The prisoners in Ashkelon Prison have expressed concern about the health condition of a number of prisoners inside the prison as their health has been deteriorating, confirming that the IPS is still continuing repressive measures against prisoners.