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Palestinian hunger strikers detained in Israel must be treated humanely

Headline Title:  Palestinian hunger strikers detained in Israel must be treated humanely 09 August 2012 The Israeli authorities must investigate allegations that two Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in protest at their continued administrative detention have been ill-treated while in detention, Amnesty International said today.Hassan Safadi and Samer al-Barq have been on hunger strike since 21 June and 22 May respectively. Independent medical examinations conducted last week found that both men were weak and that they risk death if the hunger strikes continue.While they are barely…

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