After great suffering, the occupation authorities allowed the parents of the blood cancer patient, Hussein Muhammad Hussein Al-Masalmeh, to visit him on 1/18/2021 in the Israeli "Soroka" Hospital, which made them extremely shocked when they witnessed his health conditions and the occupation practices against him.

The father, Abu Hussein, said after the visit, which did not exceed only seven minutes: "We were surprised by his health condition and the complications that affected him and caused him to be so emaciated that we were not able to know him at the beginning".
He adds, "His mother could not stand the horrific sight and when we left the room, she was crying".
The father continues: "My son's life is in danger, and his fate is still unknown, and we appeal to all parties, especially President Mahmoud Abbas, to immediately move and pressure to release him and save his life before it is too late".

Fear and anxiety

The family of the prisoner Hussein expresses its grave concern over the life of her son, who has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, and his father says: “We are experiencing nightmares of terror over time, and in light of his deprivation of treatment, he suffered serious complications".

He adds: "After suffering and years of injustice and arrest, it was discovered that he had blood cancer, and the prison administration did not care to treat him, and they took him to the hospital for two days and provided him with painkillers that did not work and then returned him to prison until his health collapsed".

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We also submitted a request for his release through a private lawyer, and the court held its first session and refused to release him, and we wish all humanitarian and human rights organizations to work quickly to save his life and put pressure on the occupation to accept the request. Release him".

Last, Wednesday, the Occupation Court in Beersheba postponed the decision on the appeal filed in the case of the prisoner Hussein Masalmeh, on the decision to refuse his early release, for a period of a week, and requested the Prosecution (the Occupation Prosecution) during this period to give explanations about the reasons for its rejection.

A small summary of his life, the sick prisoner.

In the town of Al-Khader in the Bethlehem governorate, Hussein was born 39 years ago, and he is the eldest of his family, consisting of 10 people, in which he grew up, lived and educated in the schools of the International Relief Agency until he finished sixth grade, then he went to work and help his father in providing for his large family.

During 2002, Hussein joined the list of prisoners when the occupation soldiers stormed his house in the town of Al-Khader at 6 a.m., and his father says: “There is nothing left in the house without destroying it, as the furniture and appliances they smashed, and even supplies, they mixed them with the bed, and they took our son without Let us bid him farewell ".

He added, "In the first period, he was transferred between several prisons over the course of the investigation period, until he was transferred to Ofer prison. After he was brought before the military court 10 times, he was sentenced to 20 years in prison".

Sudden illness ..

After 18 years of patience and waiting, when his family began preparing to live the great joy of his freedom, the prison administration informed her that he had leukemia 20 months before the end of his sentence. With the participation of the townspeople, the freed prisoners, and representatives of institutions and events.

His father says: "We were waiting for him to return to our arms with a warm heart, but suddenly a malicious disease caught him, and turned all of our lives into pain, oppression and anxiety for the life of our firstborn, whose condition has not improved since the disease was discovered and the required treatment was not provided".

He adds, "We hope for his release and return to us alive, and everyone feels anxious, tense and fearful for his life, and we do not want to receive him as a martyr".

He continues: "Every passing moment poses a double threat to my son's life, and we hold the occupation fully responsible for his fate".