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Palestinian detained without charge on day of release from 14 year prison sentence

, Index number: MDE 15/4655/2016

The Israeli authorities must charge or release Bilal Kayed, who they placed under administrative detention on the day he was due to be released after serving a 14 and a half year sentence in prison, Amnesty International said today. Kayed went on hunger strike on 15 June 2016 in protest at his detention without charge or trial, and since then has taken only water and some minerals; he is now in poor health.

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