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Israel Prison Service: Hamas prisoners abandon hunger strike despite threat
IPS reports that all Hamas prisoners ate breakfast on Monday; sources involved in Palestinian prisoner affairs, however, say hunger strike is being held at Hadarim prison.
Hamas prisoners in Israeli prisons did not launch a hunger strike on Monday, according to the Israel Prison Service, despite an announcement by Hamas a day earlier that a hunger strike would take place.
The Israel Prison Service said that all prisoners ate the breakfasts that they received on Monday.
Sources involved in Palestinian prisoner affairs, however, told Haaretz on Monday that hunger strike is being held only at the Hadarim prison, and not at all prisons, in order to protest the transfer to solitary confinement of two Hamas officials imprisoned at Hadarim….