Days of Palestine – Ramallah – The commission of detainees’ affairs said on Saturday that the health conditions of the Palestinian prisoner, Nasser Abu Hameed (49) years old, who suffers from cancer, as where the prison service and prison’s clinic is purposely delaying transferring the sick detainee to get his chemotherapy (12) session as his health condition is getting worse each day.
It is worth the mention that the detainee Abu Hameed had surgery where the doctors removed a cancer tumor in his lungs last October, where 10 cm of the tumor were removed, and then he was transferred to Ashkelon prison before getting full recovery from the surgery. He still suffers from pains at the place of the surgery, meanwhile, the prison service satisfied in giving him some pain killers which doesn’t work.
The detainee stated, through the commission’s lawyer, that “he refused to be transferred to Ramla prison’s clinic (Almarash) to get checkups, due to the difficult and inhumane conditions. He asked to have checkups in Berzalai hospital where it’s closer to him.
It is worthy to mention that the detainee Nasser Abu Hameed from Amary camp, Ramallah, is detained since 2002 and sentenced to7 life sentences and 50 years, where he is 1 of 5 brothers who are sentenced to life imprisonments. Their house was demolished a couple of times by the Israeli forces, and their mother was deprived of visiting them for many years.
(Source / 12.02.2022)