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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Palestinian to continue hunger strike despite detention cut

JTA March 5, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A Palestinian woman on a hunger strike in an Israeli prison said she will continue to fast despite having her detention cut. Hana Shalabi, 30, a member of Islamic Jihad, reportedly began a hunger strike 18 days ago after being put under...

Carter Center calls on Israel to release or charge hunger striker

JTA February 17, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The Carter Center called on the Israeli government to either charge or release a Palestinian prisoner on a hunger strike. The center founded by former President Jimmy Carter asked Israel on Thursday to release Palestinian prisoner Khader...

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