08 May 2017
BEIRUT: Lebanese protesters gathered around the country in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
Protests took place in east Lebanon’s Baalbeck and the northern city of Tripoli.
Under the leadership of prominent Palestinian Marwan Barghouti, at least 1,500 Palestinian detainees are reported to be on strike protesting torture and the general lack of human rights for Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons.© Copyright The Daily Star 2017.
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