Israel keeps Palestinian hunger striker in hospital, lifts detention

Palestinian protesters take part in a rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah on August 19, 2015, in solidarity with Mohammed Allan, a Palestinian detainee held without charge in an Israeli jail since NovemberIsrael on Wednesday suspended a detention-without-trial order on ailing Palestinian hunger striker Mohammed Allan without releasing him, ordering him to stay in hospital pending a final decision on his fate. “Due to the petitioner’s medical condition he will remain in intensive care,” said the ruling on Allan’s case, seen by AFP. “After his condition stabilises, if Allan asks to be moved to another hospital he is to apply to the authorities and in the case of difficulty or disagreement it will be possible to turn to the court,” it added.

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