Palestinian prisoner, Mohammad al-Qiq, agreed to end his 94-day hunger strike after a deal was reached for his release in May.

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Club said that an agreement “has been reached under which his administrative detention will end on May 21 and will not be renewed.”

The 33-year-old television reporter started his hunger strike on November 25 in protest at the torture and ill treatment that he was subjected to during interrogation.

Qiq has occasionally taken minerals and vitamins but mainly ingests only tap water, say doctors who have visited him in hospital in the northern Israeli town of Afula.

The Supreme Court officially suspended the internment order against Qiq on February 4, but refused his demand for transfer to a hospital in the West Bank city of Ramallah, which is under Palestinian Authority jurisdiction.

The United Nations has expressed concern about his fate and the International Committee of the Red Cross described his condition as critical.

Israel’s controversial administrative detention law allows the state to hold suspects without trial for periods of six months renewable indefinitely.

 

AFP

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