High Court rejects appeal on law to force-feed hunger strikers

By JPOST.COM STAFF
September 11, 2016 13:58

The Israeli law permitting the forced feeding of hunger strikers is constitutional, the High Court of Justice ruled on Sunday.

The court upheld its position, rejecting a petition that argued that the law passed in July 2015 was unconstitutional.  The law was passed to address the issue of a large number of Palestinian detainees who engaged in hunger strikes against their detention.


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