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Cancer Patient Prisoner Martyred in Israeli Jail.

PNN On Tuesday 2nd April, Minister of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, Issa Qaraqe, announced the death of prisoner Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh, 64, a throat cancer patient, in Israeli jail. Qaraqe bare Israeli authorities the full responsibility for the death of Abu Hamdiyeh, who suffered from several diseases in Israeli jail. Qaraqe noted that the Israel Prison Service (IPS), neglected his health condition and didn't provide any medical treatment for him. Abu Hamdiyeh died at 8:00 AM in the ICU at Israel's Soroka Hospital in Beersheva. Abu Hamdiyeh was arrested several times by Israeli authorities, the last one was in 2002, when he was arrested and sentenced to life. The ministry has recently warned of the serious deterioration of Abu Hamdiyeh's health condition. According to the prisoner's lawyer, Abu Hamdiyeh suffered loss of consciousnessand had difficulty speaking. The Cancer had spread from his throat to his spinal cord, due to medical neglect.

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Date:Apr 2, 2013
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