Profile: Kayed Abu Rish

Profile: Kayed Abu Rish

kayed-abu-rishKayed Fawzi Abu Rish, 42, from Al-Ain refugee camp in Nablus, has been on hunger strike for 26 days. Held in administrative detention since December 2014, the order against him was renewed in June 2015 for an additional six months.

He is a former prisoner who has been arrested 10 times and spent a total of 16 years in Israeli jails. He is married with three children, and was transfered to the hospital yesterday after being held in isolation in Megiddo prison. He has been on hunger strike since 7 August 2015.