Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives

Families are fearing for the lives of Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike for a month. More than 1,000 people are taking part in the strike, led by influential prisoner Marwan Barghouti.

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    Families are fearing for the lives of Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike for a month.

    More than 1,000 people are taking part in the strike, led by influential prisoner Marwan Barghouti.

    There are no signs of negotiations with prison authorities.

    Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett reports from the occupied West Bank.


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