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General News    H3'ed 5/21/17

Day 30, What's behind Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike?

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It's been a full month of self-imposed starvation for more than 1,300 Palestinian prisoners.

They are taking part in a hunger strike to demand better conditions inside Israeli jails.

The prisoners also want more visits from their family and an end to solitary confinement.

Although Israeli representatives have repeatedly met the Palestinian Authority, negotiations to end the hunger strike have yet to begin.

So, how far are the prisoners willing to go?

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At www.aljazeera.com

 

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