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Israel must end ill-treatment of hunger-striking Palestinian detainee

, Index number: MDE 15/3299/2016

The Israeli authorities must immediately cease all non-consensual medical treatment and other punitive measures against Palestinian journalist Muhammed al-Qiq, who has been held without charge or trial for two months and on hunger strike since 25 November, Amnesty International said today. The authorities have undertaken a number of measures aimed at pressuring him to end the hunger strike, some of which violate the prohibition of torture and other ill-treatment

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