Awawdeh suspends hunger strike and snatches release date from occupation

The Muhjat Al-Quds Foundation announces that prisoner Khalil Awawdeh has suspended his hunger strike after reaching an agreement to set a ceiling on his administrative detention and be released on October 2.

  • Awawda suspends his hunger strike and snatches the date of release from the occupation

The Muhjat Al-Quds Foundation announced that prisoner Khalil Awawdeh had suspended his open hunger strike after 172 days, after reaching a written agreement to set a ceiling on his administrative detention and be released on October 2.

The Muhjat Al-Quds pointed out that “the victory of the Awawdeh in the battle of empty stomachs and the battle to snatch his freedom, after carrying out a heroic strike, adds to the record of victories of the movement of captives against the policy of arbitrary administrative detention”.

According to Mohjat Al-Quds, the agreement stipulates that prisoner Khalil Awawdeh should be kept in Assaf Harofeh Hospital until he recovers.

The foundation also called for “the need to expose to the world the practices of the Zionist occupation against our Palestinian people, following the arbitrary arrests to which they are subjected, under so-called administrative detention, without any charges.”

For his part, the prisoner’s lawyer declared Al Mayadeen that “the Israeli military prosecutor’s office has undertaken not to prolong the administrative detention of prisoner Awawdeh”.

It should be noted that the Israeli occupation court has again refused to release Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh, who went on a hunger strike for 171 days to protest against his administrative detention, the prisoners’ association announced on Tuesday. Waed.

“This decision comes in light of the unprecedented state of health of a prisoner on hunger strike, as indications show that any complications will place him among the martyrs,” Waed said in a statement.

A few days ago, the Prisoners Authority released horrifying photos of prisoner Khalil Awawdeh, who has been on a hunger strike for 6 months.

His wife and father took pictures of him, exposing the truth about an “immoral and inhumane crime committed against him by the occupation prison administration and the Israeli intelligence services who insist on killing him”, albeit slowly, according to a statement from the Prisoners Authority.

Palestinian prisoner Khalil Awawdeh said Al Mayadeen on August 20 that he was isolated in the intensive care unit of Assaf Harofeh hospital.

“I’m tired. My body is breaking down and I’m cold. I’m not getting any supplements. Popular support keeps me going and serves as a tool for political pressure,” Awawdeh said. Al Mayadeencorrespondent of.

Michael A. Bynum