Ayman Hamdan suspends hunger strike after 127 days

aymanhamdanAyman Hamdan suspended his hunger strike after 127 days following an agreement with Israeli prison administration that he will be released at the end of his current administrative detention period, announced Jawad Boulos of the Palestinian Prisoners Society on September 4. He has been on hunger strike since April 28 protesting his confinement without charge or trail under administrative detention.

Hamdan’s most recent detention order, on August 21, was reduced from six months to four months on August 27 at a hearing in Ofer Military Court. He has previously been held for 6 and one-half years in Israeli prisons.  Boulos said that Hamdan thanked all the organizations, institutions and people who supported him in his struggle.