The boy was kidnapped by the Israeli occupation army on the first day of this year at Huwara checkpoint in Nablus, where he was handing out red roses to passing cars.
1 June was International Children’s Day. It was also the 444th day the five Hares Boys – all under 18 – have spent in prison.
As over 140 Palestinians held prisoner by Israel approach their 30th day of hunger strike, more are joining the struggle for dignity and human rights. The hunger strikers demand the end to the illegal practice of administrative detention, whereby they are incarcerated without charges.