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Red Cross warns Israeli doctors against force-feeding prisoners
Published Monday 23/06/2014 (updated) 23/06/2014 23:44
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RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross on Monday warned doctors in Israel against force-feeding hunger-striking prisoners, saying they could face international prosecution.

Dr. Raid Abu Rabbi, an official of the Red Cross, said that “any doctor who force-feeds prisoners will be violating medical ethics, and in Israel and abroad this doctor could be arrested.”

A law to allow force-feeding prisoners was set to be approved on Monday. However, the Israeli minister of finance threatened to call off the bill and voting was postponed until the coming week.
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1 ) Rondo Mondo / Canada
24/06/2014 01:35
Only in the middle east could someone be threatened with saving someone's life while over 200,000 Arabs have been killed by other Arabs in Syria.

2 ) joanne / UK
24/06/2014 08:40
The International Committee of the Red Cross have an illustrious history, as long serving Jew haters.

3 ) Carol Scheller / Switzerland
24/06/2014 13:56
This morning, several member countries of the UN Human Rights Council also brought to attention the inhumanity and illegality, under international law, of such a measure.
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