A Palestinian prisoner, Daud Al-Khateeb, 45, died in Ofer prison today only four months before completing his 18-year prison sentence.
Al-Khateeb died as a result of what Palestinian rights activists describe as medical negligence by Israeli prison authorities. Medical negligence is one of the main causes of death of Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails.
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Al-Khateeb was detained by Israeli occupation forces in 2001 and was sentenced to 18 years in prison as a punishment for committing resistance acts against the Israeli occupation.
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The last Palestinian prisoner to die from medical negligence was Saadi Al-Gharably, 75, who died at Assaf Harofeh medical center on July 6.
(The Palestine Chronicle)