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  אדר 14, 5776 , 23/02/16

Israel permits two Hamas members to visit hunger striker

Israel permitted two Hamas prisoners to visit the journalist Muhammad al-Kik in Afula's Emek Hospital, Voice of Israel reports. Kik is close to the terror organization and has been on a hunger strike for the past three months.

According to Palestinian sources, the pair suggested that Kik agree to a settlement that would transfer him to the al-Makassed Hospital in eastern Jerusalem, and his administrative detention would not be renewed.

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