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‘On a hunger strike, you eat yourself’

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails entered the second month of a hunger strike on Wednesday. Led by Palestinian leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, around 840 Palestinians are currently on the hunger strike which began April 17, according to the Israeli Prisons Service. AFP spoke to Zeratzion Hishal from the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC), one of the few foreigners granted access to the striking prisoners as part of the organisation's monitoring of conditions in Israeli jails.…