Top Israeli Authors Plead With Palestinian Security Prisoner: End Hunger Strike

In public appeal, group including Amos Oz and A.B. Yehoshua says it sympathizes with Samer Issawi's cause, worry his death 'will add another facet of tragedy and desperation' to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Several Israeli authors and scholars have issued a plea to Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi, asking him to put an end to his months-long hunger strike.