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Day 17, Palestinian Hunger Strikers Cut off From Communication

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Throughout the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Israeli forces attacked gatherings and demonstrations in solidarity with hunger striking prisoners.

Protesters were injured by tear gas, rubber-coated steel bullets and live ammunition.

...Israel has continued to impose punitive measures on strikers.

...transferring them to solitary confinement, prohibiting them group prayer on Fridays.

...officials seized salt from hunger strikers, which they consume to stabilize and prevent long-term damage to their health.

..“psychological torture by putting food in front of the striking prisoners.

...ban on meetings between hunger strikers and their lawyers.

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