Democracy Now: Palestinian Soccer Player Ends 3-Month Hunger Strike


A Palestinian soccer player from Gaza has agreed to end a three-month partial hunger strike in return for hospital care and an early release. Mahmoud al-Sarsak has been held in an Israeli prison without trial for nearly three years. He was one of more than 1,600 Palestinian prisoners to recently take part in a coordinated hunger strike to protest Israel’s policy of administrative detention.

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~ by wheresthemic on June 19, 2012.

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