Monday, March 12, 2012

Health of hunger striker badly deteriorates

RAMALLAH, (PIC)-- Palestinian captive Hana’ al-Shalabi who has been on hunger strike over the past 26 days is suffering a serious deterioration to her health according Physicians for Human Rights.

A medical examination of the captive revealed a low heart beat rate, low blood sugar, suffering stomach aches and headaches. In addition Shalabi lost a lot of weight and she cannot stand up.

Lawyer Sherin Iraqi who visited the captive said that Dr. Metyal Nassar of PHR visited Shalabi and examined her and found that her condition was serious.
 Iraqi also said that she saw for herself that Shalabi is in a bad condition when she visited her after 25 days of hunger strike.

Shalabi told the lawyer that she intends to continue with her hunger strike until her administrative detention is ended.

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