Palestinian liberated woman goes on hunger strike to protest her re-arrest 24Feb12 February 24, 2012

The Palestinian Information Centre  -  23 February 2012

BETHLEHEM, (PIC)– Hana’a Shalabi, who was recently liberated in the Hamas-Israel exchange deal, went on hunger strike for her re-arrest and subsequent administrative custody.

Lawyer Shireen Iraqi said that Hana’a, from Bruqin village in Jenin province, went on hunger strike since her re-arrest a week ago.

She said in a statement on Thursday after visiting Hana’a in her prison cell said that Hana’a was humiliated and beaten by the Israeli soldiers in front of her family.

The lawyer said that Hana’a was held in administrative detention and thrown in an isolation cell in Sharon jail since 16/2.

Shireen said that Hana’s was in bad health condition and was threatened by the prison administration that she would be transferred to the Jewish homicide convicts ward in Ramle prison if she continued in her hunger strike.

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