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One of 6 Palestinian inmates who escaped and were caught begins hunger strike

Mohammed al-Arida arrives for a court hearing at the District Court in Nazareth, on September 11, 2021. (David Cohen/ Flash90)
Mohammed al-Arida arrives for a court hearing at the District Court in Nazareth, on September 11, 2021. (David Cohen/ Flash90)

Mohammed al-Arida, one of the six security prisoners who escaped Gilboa Prison last month and were then recaptured, has started a hunger strike.

According to the Palestinian Detainees’ Commission, al-Arida is protesting his incarceration conditions. The commission says that al-Arida is currently being held in solitary confinement.

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