Palestinian administrative detainee in Israel fighting for his freedom suspends 69 days of hunger strike


A Palestinian administrative detainee in Israel who has been fighting for his freedom yesterday suspended his 69-day hunger strike following the Israeli Prison Service’s (IPS) decision to terminate his detention in April 2022, according to the Prisoners Affairs Committee. The Committee’s media officer, Hassan Abed-Rabbo, said that Shadi Abu Aker, a 37-year-old resident of Aida refugee camp in the southern West Bank district of Bethlehem, decided to suspend his hunger strike started on August 25 against being placed under administrative detention without charge or trial. He was arrested by Israeli military forces on September 10, 2020, and an administrative detention order was issued against him and was renewed again.