Damascus A sit-in was staged in front of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) office in Damascus on Thursday to express solidarity with the Syrian and Palestinian detainees in the Israeli jails.
A letter was delivered to the head of the ICRC mission in Syria Marianne Gasser, in which the participants called upon the ICRC and other humanitarian organizations to assume their responsibilities and put pressure on the Israeli authorities to meet the legitimate demands of the prisoners and work for releasing them, on top of them Syrian prisoner Sedqi al-Maqt.
The event was organized by the Committee for Supporting Liberated and Detained Syrian Prisoners in the Israeli Jails.
On April 17th, the Syrian and Palestinian detainees in the Israeli jails have declared an open hunger strike to protest the racist and inhumane practices committed by the Israeli occupation authorities against them .
Source: Syrian Arab News Agency