Palestinian political prisoners Kayed Fasfous and Ayyad Hraimi vowed to continue the liberation struggle after their hunger strike ended with victory.
- The pair has been held in administrative detention without any charges or trial. It was hust suspended their action after a deal for their release was struck with Israeli prison authorities.
- Fasous, whose three brothers are also behind bars. They will be released on December 14, his family informed. Fears had been raised over his health after 131 days without food.
- Bethlehem-born Hraimi will be released on March 4 2022. It will be nearly one year after he was detained without charge or trial. The decision brings an end to his 60-day hunger strike.
- The Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network paid tribute to their actions. It’s saying they embodied “resistance and steadfastness” on the front line of struggle against the occupation.
- “At the same time, it remains urgent to act to demand the liberation of their fellow long-term hunger strikers and all Palestinian prisoners in the jails of the occupation, imperialism, and reactionary regimes,” it said in a statement.
Samidoun urges to take action “confronting the system of Israeli oppression” while they remain in prison.