UN rights experts urge Israel not to legalize force feeding of prisoners

[JURIST] UN Special Rapporteurs on torture and the right to health, Juan Mendez and Anand Grover, on Wednesday urged [press release] the Knesset [official website], the Israeli Parliament, to withdraw proposed amendments to the Prisons Act which would allow the forced feeding and medical treatment of inmates currently participating in a hunger strike. A large number of Palestinian prisoners have been on hunger strike since April to protest mistreatment and the fact many of the prisoners have been detained without…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/06/un-rights-experts-urge-israel-not-to-legalize-force-feeding-of-prisoners.php

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