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Detention of Hana Shalabi (Taken Question)

Taken Question
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
March 19, 2012


Question: Do you have any reaction to a Palestinian woman prisoner Ms. Hana Shalabi undergoing a month long hunger strike?

Answer: We are aware of Hana Shalabi’s case, but have no details at this time regarding her detention. We note that our annual Country Report on Human Rights Practices addresses the issue of administrative detention in Israeli prisons. We refer you to the Government of Israel for additional information.

PRN: 2012/399


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