Image 1 of 1

NE_00 (1).jpg

An Israeli soldier takes position during clashes with Palestinian protesters near Huwwara checkpoint, near Nablus, West Bank, 28 February 2013. Hunger strikes by Palestinians in Israeli prisons have sparked clashes throughout the West Bank. On 23 February, a Palestinian detained for hurling a rock that injured an Israeli died in custody, further fuelling Palestinian anger. Palestinian hunger striker Samer Issawi has been transferred from an Israeli prison clinic to a civilian hospital near Tel Aviv, amid concerns that his health was deteriorating, according to reports 28 February. Photo by Nedal Eshtayah