The Palestinian Authority’s Detainees Affairs Commission said today that the health of Palestinian prisoner Muwaffaq Erouq, 78, is gradually deteriorating while the Israeli prison authorities are turning a blind eye to his condition.
Erouq, from the village of Yafa an-Naseriyye, in northern occupied Palestine, has been vomiting on a daily basis and is experiencing numbness in the feet, constant fatigue and aches all over his body. He also had a medical history of cancer in the liver and stomach, and therefore needs a special type of food and vitamins.
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In addition, the elderly prisoner is having vision problems threatening him of blindness in the event that the prison authorities do not take action and transfer him to a specialized medical center.
Erouq has been in prison since 2003. He is serving a 30-year sentence for his activism in the resistance to the Israeli occupation.
(WAFA, PC, Social Media)