Sunday, 12 August 2018

A Detainee From Hebron Continues His Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that a political prisoner from the southern West Bank city of Hebron is still on hunger strike and today will be his fourteenth consecutive day. 
Dirar Abu Minshar, 39, is protesting his continued Administrative Detention, without charges or trial.

He is currently being held in Ofer  prison, and suffering from serious weight loss, joint pain, fatigue, and abdominal pain, including in the area of the kidneys.
Dirar has been held under renewed Administrative Detention orders for over a year now after having been  abducted on June 9th, 2017,  when  the IOF stormed his home, and violently searched it, within a week of his imprisonment, he received a six-month Administrative Detention order, which has been renewed three consecutive occasions.

Dirar  has already been imprisoned by the IOF, and served eight years, including four years under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders.

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