EU demands rights for Palestinian hunger strikers

Day after widespread rioting in West Bank, Ashton says Palestinian detainees must be charged without delay or released.

Palestinians in Gaza rally to free hunger strikers

Palestinians in Gaza rally to free hunger strikers Photo: REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Israel must adhere to international human rights obligations regarding hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, European Union spokesperson Catherine Ashton said Saturday, just a day after widespread riots erupted across the West Bank over the issue.

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