Rabat - Israeli officials are refusing to negotiate with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, now on day 2 of their protest. Strikers are demanding access to phones, better visitation and improved medical care inside the prisons.

Israel Dismisses Hunger Strikers as ‘Terrorists’ & Won’t Negotiate
Men play the role of jailed Palestinians and Israeli soldiers during a rally in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in Gaza City April 17, 2017. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem