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Palestinian prisoners begin mass hunger strike

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    "Around 2,300 security prisoners said they were refusing their daily meals, and around 1,200 prisoners said they were starting a hunger strike," she said, adding: "We have coped with hunger strikes in the past and we are prepared to do so again now."

    Palestinian officials gave a higher figure of 1,500 and said the number was set to grow in the coming weeks.

    Palestinian prisoners begin mass hunger strike - Yahoo! News