Palestinian protesters hold a placard depicting hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Allan, during a demonstration calling for his release following Friday prayers in Jerusalem's Old City August 14, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar Awad
RAMALLAH - 7 September 2019: Six Palestinian detainees are continuing their open-ended hunger strike, despite their deteriorating health condition, said the Palestinian Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs on Saturday.
Prisoner Ahmed el Ghanem, 42, from Hebron entered his 56th day of hunger strike, spokesman for the commission Hassan Abdrabo said.
Five other prisoners, aged between 30-46, have gone on an open-ended hunger strike from a period ranges between four and seven weeks, the spokesman noted.
He added that no progress has been achieved, so far, in the file of hunger striking detainees who suffer deteriorating health conditions.