MK Ahmad Tibi says he was assured by medical center’s director that Mohammad Allan’s strike won’t be forcibly broken.
Gilad Erdan says the decision of the ethics committee to allow the doctors to inspect the prisoner fall within the lines of the Patients Rights Law.
If Mohammed Allaan is subjected force feeding, it will be the first recorded case of the action since the Knesset passed a law allowing the practice late last month.
Knesset committee works on bill that would allow prisons, with permission from a judge, to use a feeding tube on prisoners who refuse to eat.
There are currently four security prisoners on hunger strike, and one of them is hospitalized in serious condition.
Agriculture Ministry argues that process for producing delicacy infringes upon animal rights; one case to reach High Court.