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August 14, 2015 9:46 am

Palestinian Convict on Hunger Strike Loses Consciousness

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A new Israeli law permits the force-feeding of hunger-striking prisoners. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

A Palestinian prisoner on a hunger strike went unconscious on Friday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allaan, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly 60 days, slipped into unconsciousness on Friday morning.

Allaan also suffered convulsions and hallucinations. Consequently, doctors began resuscitation and artificial respiration – the first medical action performed on Allaan since his hospitalization at the Barzilai Medical Center in Ashkelon earlier this week.

Read full story at Ynet.

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