Terrorists in New Hunger Strike (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Maayana Miskin 06/10/12)
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Palestinian Authority Arabs serving time in Israel for terror-related
offenses are planning a new hunger strike, the PA Minister of
Prisonersí Affairs Isa Karake has announced. A previous hunger strike
ended less than a month ago, when Israel caved in to several of the
The new hunger strike is to begin Monday and aims at obtaining
release for three PA terrorists who never stopped the former hunger
strike, Karake said.
The three are Mahmoud El-Sarsak, Ikram El-Rihawi, and Samar El-Barq,
who have refused to eat for 88, 60, and 40 days respectively.
The PA is demanding that Israel release the three due to their
deteriorating health. Karake warned that the planned hunger strike is
just an initial step, and that PA prisoners would take more serious
measures if their demands are not met.
The previous deal was struck just in time for prisoners to enjoy a
full meal and regain their strength so as to participate fully in
protests marking ´Nakba Day´ -- the day that some Palestinian
Authority Arabs, as well as some of those in Israel, have chosen to
express their bitterness over the re-birth of the Jewish State of
Israel as a "nakba," or "catastrophe." (IsraelNationalNews © 2012
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