Fears for Palestinian detainee after 100-day hunger strike

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A Palestinian prisoner has been rushed to hospital as his health deteriorates after 100 days on hunger strike in protest at his administrative detention detention by Israel. Khalil Awawdeh, 40, was transferred on Friday from the Ramleh Prison to an Israeli hospital following a serious deterioration in his health, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club said. Awadeh, originally from Hebron, lost over 16 kg and suffered headaches, joint pain, severe fatigue, arrhythmia, and frequent vomiting after going on hunger strike. In an attempt to deter him from continuing his hunger strike, prison authorities wa…

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