[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...

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