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Layla Issawi, mother of Palestinian hunger striker Samer Issawi, in her home in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiya, two days after Samer signed an agreement with Israeli authorities to end his strike, April 24, 2013. Under the terms of the agreement reached April 22, Issawi will be released to his hometown of Jerusalem after serving eight more months in jail, after 266 days of refusing food in protest against his rearrest by Israeli forces after being released in the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange in October 2011.
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