strikersThere are currently seven Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on an open hunger strike against administrative detention and the mistreatment and repression of women prisoners and six prisoners. These seven prisoners include:
Anas Shadid, 19, of the village of Dura near al-Khalil, has been on hunger strike since 25 September against his imprisonment without charge or trial under administrative detention. Shadid has been imprisoned since 1 August and is on an open hunger strike, which he began jointly with Ahmad Abu Fara, demanding his immediate release and an end to administrative detention. On his 36th day of hunger strike, his health has deteriorated significantly; he suffers from severe abdominal and joint pain, shortness of breath and must use a wheelchair in order to move and walk. He is currently held in the Ramle prison clinic.