As soccer fans around the world watch the Eurocup play out, Palestinian soccer star Mahmoud Sarsak, 25, lies near death in his 84th day of a hunger strike, the only prisoner held without charge or trial under Israel’s “Unlawful Combatants Law.” From Sarsak and two fellow hunger-strikers, who feel an uncaring world has "stood on our wounds and our pain," an "urgent and final distress call from captivity."
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