Former hunger striker Imad Batran released after detention in Ashkelon

imad-batranOccupation authorities released former long-term hunger striker Imad Batran on February 4 after 22 days in detention in Ashkelon prison, reported the Mohja al-Quds Foundation.

He was arrested on January 13, 2014 and detained in Ashkelon without charge during that time. Batran, it should be noted, has been arrested twice before – during his last detention, he engaged in a long-term hunger strike for 105 days until the occupation agreed to not renew his administrative detention. He was released on November 14, 2013.