PPS: Palestinian prisoner launches new hunger strike

The Palestinian Prisoners Society said on Wednesday July 10 that prisoner Abdul Majed Khuderat in Megiddo prison declared that he has begun an open hunger strike July 1, protesting against his re-arrest after he was released in the prisoner exchange of October 2011. Khuderat was arrested on May 16, and sentenced to 14 years in jail. He served 9 years of his sentence prior to his release and is being threatened with the re-imposition of his full sentence.