West Bank, ALRAY - Despite the deterioration of their health status, eight Palestinian detainees pursue their open hunger strike against their administrative detention, Commission of Detainees and ex-detainees affairs reported Tuesday.
The detainee Huthaifa Halabiya,28, from Abu Dis continues his open hunger strike for the 58th day in a raw against his administrative detention.
It explained that the detainee Halabiya is detained in solitary confinement in Arramla prison. His health is deteriorated severely, he is currently suffering from fatigue and emaciation and complains of severe headaches and blurred vision, and can not walk long distances so he uses a wheelchair to move. It is noteworthy that he suffers from previous health problems that accompanied him since childhood. He has fourth degree burns in 60% of his body, leukemia, heart muscle weakness and fat on the liver.
IOF detained Halabia on June 10th 2018 and sentenced him to administrative detention three times, the last extended was on last June. He , a father of a girl, is an ex-detainee and started his open hunger strike on July 1,2018 against his administrative detention.
Along with the prisoner Halabiya, there are other 7 prisoners continue thier open hunger strike against their administrative detention. Ahmad Ghannam, a cancer patient, from Dura town in Hebron has been on strike for 45 days , Tareq Qa'dan,46 , from Araba town in Jenin governorate on a striker for 28 days, Nasser Al-Jada ,30 , from Burqin town in Jenin governorate. Thaer Hamdan, 21, from Beit Sira village, west of Ramallah, has been on hunger strike for 16 days ago, and Fadi al-Hroub ,27, from Dura in Hebron, and continue his hunger strike for 15 days