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Palestinian woman, Noura Al-Hashlamoan, released from Israeli occupation prison after 27 day hunger strike protesting her illegal detention

Palestinian woman released from Israeli custody after 27 day hunger strike

Date: 01 / 09 / 2008  Time:  10:43
Hebron Ma'an

Israeli forces evening released 37-year-old Noura Al-Hashlamoan from Israeli custody after serving 26 months in prison.

Hashlamoun was detained on 19 June 2006 and was under administrative detention without trials or charges. She went on hunger strike for 27 days as a protest for her illegal detention, and ended the strike only after prison authorities announced her release.

In early 2008 the Israeli Supreme court issued a deportation order for Hashlamoan, who was ordered sent to Jordan along with her husband and six children, aged three to 14.

Hashlamoan's husband Muhammad has been detained since September 2006 accused of affiliation with Islamic Jihad.

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