Sunday, Feb. 07
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain 3 children, 6 others in West Bank raids
  2. EU calls on Israel to stop home demolitions, settlement expansion
  3. Israeli authorities to return bodies of 2 Jerusalemites
  4. Israel revokes Israeli work permits from Qabatiya village residents
  5. Israeli forces kill Sudanese man suspected of stabbing in Ashkelon
  6. Imprisoned hunger striker al-Qiq refuses Israeli offer to be released
  7. Israel lifts blockade of Qabatiya after three days
  8. Israeli military raids West Bank towns, detains 6
  9. Egyptian power lines to Rafah disconnected for maintenance
  10. Clashes erupt after caravan attempts to break Qabatiya closure

Minister: PA rejects deporting hunger strikers

Feb. 28, 2013 11:40 A.M. (Updated: Feb. 28, 2013 11:40 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Authority has rejected an Israeli proposal to deport detainees Samer Issawi or Ayman Sharawna, who have been on hunger for over 200 days, the prisoners minister said Thursday.

"We refuse forced deportation because it is an international crime that international humanitarian law and Geneva Conventions condemn," Issa Qaraqe said in a statement.

Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2016