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Europäisches Parlament Petitionsausschuss Sekretariat Rue Wiertz B-1047 BRÜSSEL

1. Demand that Israel move Akram to a civilian hospital and to allow independent doctors to visit him frequently and without impediments, and lift the ban on family visits.

2. To actively put pressure on Israel to end the arbitrary use of administrative detention, and condemn the punitive measures used to quell the efforts of the hunger strikers, who are engaged in legitimate protest.

3. Call for a fact finding mission to be organised by the European parliament to examine Israel’s treatment to Palestinian political prisoners and specifically hunger strikers.

Signed,

Anna Arderiu

This petition closed almost 5 years ago

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UFree Action Alert: Akram Rikhawi at risk

UFree Human Rights Network

http://gaza.scoop.ps/2012/07/ufree-action-alert-akram-rikhawi-at-risk/

Diabetic Palestinian prisoner Akram Rikhawi has been on a...

UFree Action Alert: Akram Rikhawi at risk

UFree Human Rights Network

http://gaza.scoop.ps/2012/07/ufree-action-alert-akram-rikhawi-at-risk/

Diabetic Palestinian prisoner Akram Rikhawi has been on a hunger strike for 83 days and is at imminent risk of dying. According to the World Medical Association, in most cases death occurs between 42nd and 72nd days of hunger strike. Rikhawi suffers from various chronic conditions: diabetes, asthma, osteoporosis, kidney problems, and deterioration of his eye lenses, high cholesterol, and immune deficiency. Due to these pre-existing conditions Rikhawi’s hunger strike has been even harder on his body, and already a month ago he was in very fragile condition. Now he is in a coma and his condition is deteriorating fast.

I urge you to take the following actions without further delay:

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