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May 14, 2012 2:00 pm

Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strikes

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Demonstrator holds up paper showing hunger striker Kahder Adnan's face. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – Israel and Palestinian security prisoners signed a deal to end a 28-day hunger strike by the inmates on Monday. The Palestinian Authority and Egypt both played a role in helping broker the deal.

According to the terms of the agreement, Palestinian prisoners committed to refrain from dealing with “activities against security” within prison confines. In exchange, they will receive benefits from the Prisons Service, including the end of separation from the general prison population, and family visits.

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