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General News    H3'ed 5/5/17

Day 20, Israel Considers Force-Feeding Palestinian Hunger Strikers

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The Israel Prisons Service is considering bringing foreign doctors to help force-feed hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners because the Israel Medical Association has refused to allow its members to participate in such actions.

[Then United Nations has declared...the amount of pain and suffering, as well as the subjection to a medical procedure without the consent of the prisoner or detainee, may deem force-feeding to be an act of torture or cruel, degrading and inhuman treatment and a violation of obligatory international legal instruments... source]

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