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|Native name||محمد القيق|
Template:Birth-date and age|
|Education||Master's degree in Contemporary Arab Studies, Birzeit University|
|Television||Correspondent at Almajd TV Network|
|Spouse(s)||Fayha Shalash, Journalist|
Muhammad al-Qiq or Mohammed al-Qeeq (Template:Lang-ar), Palestinian Journalist, and Correspondent at the Saudi News Agency Almajd TV Network. He has been on hunger strike for more than Template:Age in days consecutive days in protest against the Israeli Administrative detention internment without trial or charge. Muhammad al-Qiq, (born in 1983), married and father of two children, lives in the village of Abu Qash in the Ramallah District in Palestine.
Al-Qiq was arrested by the Israeli authorities on 21 November 2015 and taken to interrogation. Almost a month later, on 17 December, an administrative detention order was issued against him. Shortly after his arrest, Al-Qiq launched a hunger strike in protest. Prison guards at Afula Hospital tied him to his bed and put an intravenous line in his arm to administer salts and minerals against his will.
Free or dead
In an interview with Al-Jazeera English in 01 Feb 2016, al-Qiq’s wife, Fayha Shalash, said that her husband had signed a paper refusing any medical treatment, even if he loses consciousness. “His decision is very clear: either free or dead, not in between,” Shalash said.
lost significant hearing
Chairman of Committee for Detainees and Ex-detainees Issa Qaraqe said al-Qeeq's health condition has deteriorated severely, and that he is in a real need for intensive care, He called on the world community to intervene and to press on Israel to set him free, saying Al-Qeeq insists on going free before he ends his hunger-strike.
The UN official reiterated 'the United Nations' long-standing position that all administrative detainees – Palestinian or Israeli - should be charged or released without delay’. Meanwhile, Robert Piper, the United Nations coordinator for humanitarian assistance and development aid, is the latest international figure to call upon Israel to charge or release al-Qiq, along with the hundreds of other Palestinians held without charge or trial.
- Israeli hospital report confirms hunger-striker's critical condition , maannews
- Israel Approves Forcible Treatment of Hunger Striker al-Qiq
- Palestinian Hunger Striker Mohammed Al-Qiq's Condition Takes a Turn for the Worse , haaretz
- Q&A: Jailed Palestinian man to be 'either free or dead', aljazeera English, 01 Feb 2016
- Israel forcibly treated hunger-striking journalist
- Israeli court to hold hearing for hunger-striking journalist,maannews
- Palestinian journalist continues hunger-strike for 64 consecutive days , Alresalah newspaper.
- Israel Approves Forcible Treatment of Hunger Striker al-Qiq, wafa
- Statement by the United Nations Coordinator for Humanitarian Assistance and Development Aid, Robert Piper, on Israel’s continued practice of administrative detention, 03 Feb 2016