The suffering of the Palestinian prisoner in Israeli prisons, Khalil Awawda, increases as he continues his hunger strike for the 154th consecutive day, with increasing alarms of his possible death any minute.
The Israeli occupation court is scheduled to hold a session today to review his appeal submitted with a medical report on his deteriorating health condition.
Awawda’s health is deteriorating severely each day as he has lost more than half of his weight, and suffers from general weakness and poor eyesight that he was unable to recognise his wife, Dalal Awawda, on her visit to him yesterday at Asaf Harva Hospital.
Awawda suffers from severe joint pains, headaches, and uses a wheelchair for movement
The wife of the detainee, Khalil Awawda, was able yesterday to visit him in the Asaf Harva hospital, and said that her husband suffers from memory loss and cannot remember the names of his daughters.
Awawda, a father of four girls, had been arrested by the IOF on December 27, 2021, and had been under administrative detention without any charges since then. He had been previously arrested by the IOF several times.
Administrative detention is known as being an arrest without a charge or trial, dependent on a secret file that the detainee or his lawyers cannot see, and it is possible, according to the military orders of the occupation, the administrative detention order is unlimited, as an administrative detention order is issued for a maximum period of six months renewable.
Administrative detention is a detention without charge or trial, with a secret file that neither the detainee nor his lawyer have access to. According to the military orders of the occupation, an administrative detention order can be renewed unlimited times, for a maximum renewable period of six months.
The number of Palestinian prisoners in the occupation’s prisons is about 4,650, including 30 female prisoners, 180 children, 650 administrative detainees, 6 MPs from the Palestinian Legislative Council, 500 sick detainees, and 13 journalists, according to the latest statistics of the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Affairs Authority.