Ali Da’na suspends hunger strike on promise of medical treatment

ali-danaPalestinian prisoner Ali Da’na announced on Tuesday, January 7 that he was suspending his open-ended hunger strike, which lasted for 34 days. He suspended his strike after the prison administration promised to provide the necessary treatment for his severe pain in the digestive system and intestinal infections. In addition, the prison administration committed to allow his 12-year-old daughter to visit him, visits which had been denied.

Da’na is currently held in Ramle prison hospital. He has been imprisoned since July 2003 and is serving a 20-year sentence.