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Israeli Prison Administration agrees on allowing “cantina” allowance for prisoners

While a Palestinian prisoner is on hunger strike for more than 60 days

Jerusalem24 – Qadoura Fares, head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club, stated that the Israeli Prison Administration agreed to allow the “cantina” money to enter prisons after negotiations between them and the prisoners. The “Cantina” money is the allowance of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons. Used to purchase different items from the prison’s shop, including food and hygienic supplies.

Fares stated that the prisoners will formulate a larger plan and hunger strike should the Israeli Prison Administration break the agreement.

In an interview with the “Voice of Palestine” radio station on Saturday, the health situation of Maher al Akhras is worsening as his he enters his 69th consecutive day on strike. Assuring  that he will not end his strike until his release.

Fares also stated that while the Israeli courts had placed him in a hospital without any restraints or guards, as a gesture of his freedom, he does not trust them and is demanding his release.



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