Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement vows retaliation in case of Abu Hawash death

Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement vows retaliation in case of Abu Hawash death

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The Palestinian Islamic Jihad Movement’s General Secretary Ziad Nakhalah warned that there will be repercussions if Palestinian hunger striker Hisham Abu Hawash, whose health has been deteriorating while jailed by the Zionists, were to die as a result.

“If prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash is martyred, we will consider this a deliberate assassination by the Israeli enemy,” Islamic Jihad Movement General Secretary Ziad Nakhalah said on Thursday.

“We will deal with this issue according to our commitment [of responding] to any other assassination,” Nakhalah added, as quoted by Palestine Today.

Abu Hawash his 137th day of hunger strike on Friday, in protest against his administrative detention, which is a system used by the Zionist entity to keep Palestinian prisoners in jail without trial.

Palestinian media reported that Abu Hawash has been suffering during the hunger strike, with calls being made for his release

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