MOJ : Force-feeding law puts Palestinian prisoners in danger


Al Ray Agencies | July 28, 2013

Gaza, Alray – Ministry of Justice(MOJ) in Gaza said the force-feeding law imposed on the Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jail is a racist law that put prisoner’s life at risk.

The ministry said in a study by the Directorate General for Legal Affairs that the occupation is using the most repressive methods of murder and torture against the prisoners  turning a deaf ear to the international conventions, that prohibit torture and cruel treatment. The MOJ pointed out, “the occupation enacts laws and legislations permit  torture using  internationally prohibited means,” adding , “Israel  acts as a supreme state  “.

Force-feeding law  is a kind of torture Israeli prison services applied against Palestinian prisoners  in an attempt to deflate their determination, it said

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