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Israeli Force-feeding Law Pits Doctors Against State

Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on Friday. What happens next, whether or not the suspected militant becomes the first Palestinian prisoner force-fed to stay alive under a controversial new Israeli law, is an issue that has caused cleavages between doctors and the state in a clash over medical ethics and...

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