Gazans rally in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainee

Gazans rally in solidarity with hunger-striking Palestinian detainee

Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip have taken part in a demonstration in solidarity with a Palestinian detainee who has been on a hunger strike for over 140 days in Israeli custody.

The protest held in support of Hisham Abu Hawash was attended by his family members, activists, lawmakers and general public.

Abu Hawwash has been on a hunger strike for four months – 141 days – in protest against Israel’s so-called administrative detention policy.

The protesters carried photos of the Palestinian detainee and banners that read “We Are All With You” and “You Are Not Alone Hisham”.

The demonstration was organized by the Palestinian resistance movement, Islamic Jihad.

Speaking at the protest, Khaled al-Batsh, a member of the political bureau of the Islamic Jihad, warned Israel that the movement would take revenge if Abu Hawwash succumbs.

“This is not the stance of the Islamic Jihad movement alone, but all factions, led by the…

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