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  March 23, 2012

Palestinian on Hunger Strike "in Mortal Danger"


Hanaa Shalabi, a Palestinian prisoner under Administrative Detention without charge or trial enters 36th day of her hunger strike
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After more than a month on hunger strike, Hanaa Shalabi is in "immediate mortal danger" and at "risk of coma" according to a Physicians for Human Rights doctor. Shalabi's strike came at the heels of another high profile campaign by Khader Adnan who survived a 66 day hunger strike before the Israeli authorities decided to release him. Both were arrested under Administrative Detention, a military order that allows Israeli authorities to arrest anyone and hold them indefinitely, without charge or trial. The Real News' Lia Tarachansky met with the families of the two prisoners and spoke to lawyers Shawan Jabarin for Al Haq and Sahar Francis of Addameer about the mass imprisonment of Palestinians


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