Khaled Jaradat, a Palestinian living in the West Bank, had been held under repeatedly extended administrative detention orders for over two years. He was released on July 15, 2010. Read more »
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Palestinian Muhammed al-Qiq has been on hunger strike since 6 February in protest against his administrative detention. The Israeli authorities have yet to respond to his lawyer's request for him to be transferred to a hospital to receive medical treatment. He is being held in solitary confinement and is increasingly weak.
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