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Hunger Strike Deal
Unknowns remain on deal terms.
by Stephen Lendman
Palestinian hunger strikers redefined courage. Mass willingness to die for justice is unprecedented.
On May 13, they reiterated their dignity or death steadfastness. More on that below.
Reports about where things stand leave unanswered questions. On Sunday, Haaretz headlined "Israel, Palestinian prisoners on verge of deal to end hunger strike," saying:
A Fatah Central Committee member claims the Israel Prison Service (IPS) will present strikers an agreement on May 14. Egyptian officials are mediating on behalf of Palestinians.
On May 14, the International Middle East Media Center headlined "Israel to Present a Deal on Hunger Striking Prisoners," saying: