Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Health fears for Palestinian hunger striker: Akram Rikhawi

By Amnesty International, , Index number: MDE 15/040/2012

Palestinian prisoner Akram Rikhawi’s life is in grave danger. He has been on hunger strike since 12 April 2012 and is being held in an Israeli prison clinic which cannot provide the specialist care he needs. He is suffering from various chronic health conditions including diabetes, asthma, osteoporosis and high cholesterol.

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