Ramallah, ALRAY - About 1700 prisoners in Israeli jails continued their open hunger strike for the 24th day in a row to demand their basic rights.
The prisoners on hunger strike suffered from difficulties in movement, stomach-aches,head-aches, dry throat, and vomiting blood, while some of them refrained from drinking water for hours because of the difficulties of going to toilet.
The Prisoners' Affairs Committee said that the prison administration of the occupation prevented again their lawyers from visiting the leader of the strike in Fatah movement Marwan Barghouthi in his isolation at the detention center of "Jalameh."
Activists continued their support for prisoners in all governorates of the occupied West Bank, Gaza Strip, pre-1948 occupied lands, the diaspora and some Arab and European countries.
The National Committee for the Support of the Strike decided to cancel the partial strike in the governorates of the country, which was scheduled on Thursday, it considered it a day of anger and victory for the prisoners, in order to focus efforts to make the success of the escalation events.
Dozens of citizens participated in the march in the northern West Bank town of Jenin in support of the hunger strikers.
In addition to the torches, the participants raised the Palestinian flag and pictures of a number of hunger strikers, banners and slogans condemning the Israeli occupation policy towards the prisoners.
The march started from Jenin refugee camp, swept the streets of the city, and settled inside the sit-in tent in Jenin.