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Palestinian prisoners threaten to escalate protests against medical neglect

[ PIC 18/11/2013 – 08:04 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoners, including patients, in Israeli jails threatened to take protest steps soon to pressure the Israeli prison authority to end its medical neglect policy against them. Ragheb Abu Dyak, head of the popular committee for the support of prisoners in Jenin city, said in […]

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UFree condemns Israeli medical negligence policy toward prisoners

[ PIC 06/11/2013 – 11:21 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– UFree Network to defend the rights of Palestinian prisoners strongly condemned the Israeli occupation prison authorities for its medical negligence which resulted in the death of Palestinian prisoner Hassan Al Torabi due to his illness with cancer, bringing the number of Palestinian prisoners who died in […]

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Family of Jerusalemite captive Da’na appeals to save his life

[ PIC 05/11/2013 – 12:36 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Family of Jerusalemite captive Ali Da’na, 35, appealed to all health institutions and human rights organizations to immediately intervene to save the life of its son, who has been suffering from serious health problems for many years. Ali has been arrested 3 times, the last of […]

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Calls on PA to prosecute Israel for crimes against Palestinian prisoners

[ PIC 05/11/2013 – 12:24 PM ] NABLUS, GAZA, (PIC)– Ahrar Center for Prisoners’ Studies and Human Rights strongly denounced the Israeli heinous crime against the martyr Hassan al-Turabi, 22, who was handed over to his family nearly dead after ten months of his arrest. The center called on PA to prosecute the occupation authorities […]

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#PalHunger | Akram Al-Fsissi continues his hunger strike for 36 days, suppression in Gilboa prison

[ PIC 04/11/2013 – 03:56 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Palestinian captive Akram al-Fsissi, from Ethna village west of al-Khalil, has continued his hunger strike for 36 days in a row protesting his administrative detention. Al-Fsissi, 30, began his strike since 29 September while he was in Ofer prison. He was then transferred to Ramle prison […]

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#PalHunger | IOF forces MP Hatem Qafisha in administrative detention to break his strike

[ PIC 02/11/2013 – 02:34 PM ] AL-Khalil, (PIC)– Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have forced a detained Palestinian MP to conduct medical tests due to his health deterioration after boycotting medicines and Israeli prison clinics as part of the administrative detainees’ protests. Palestinian human rights sources said that IOF transferred on Saturday the MP Hatem […]

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Israeli jailers storm Negev jail, quell prisoners

[ PIC 03/11/2013 – 10:53 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Israeli prison guards stormed the Negev jail on Sunday and quelled and harassed Palestinian administrative detainees for persisting in their protest against their detention without trial or charge. Fuad Al-Khafsh, the director of Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies, said that the Israeli prison guards assaulted detained […]

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VIDEO | 26 Palestinians released from Israeli prisons

Published on Oct 30, 2013 26 Palestinians have been released from Israeli prisons. However, thousands of Palestinians remain in Israeli detention centers. 21 of the prisoners are from the West Bank and the other five are from the Gaza Strip. They are the second group of prisoners that have been released since August. Israel approved […]

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Zionist occupation releases 68-year-old Sheikh Sami Shabalo after 18 months in detention

[ PIC 30/10/2013 – 11:28 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) released Sheikh Sami Shabalo, 68, on Tuesday night after 18 months of detention. Shabalo relatives told the PIC reporter that he was released from Ofer prison, south west of Ramallah city, after 18 months in jail. They said that Shabalo spent […]

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VIDEO | Palestinians celebrate prisoner release

Published on Oct 30, 2013 Thousands of Palestinians turned out in the West Bank and Gaza in the early hours of Wednesday morning to welcome home 26 long-term prisoners released from Israeli jails hours before the first substantive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks for five years were due to begin. They were greeted with fireworks, flags, cheers, […]

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VIDEO | Freed Palestinians return to Gaza

Published on Oct 30, 2013 ~ by PressTV 26 Palestinian prisoners who were imprisoned prior to the signing of the so-called Oslo Peace accord were released late Tuesday night.Only five of them are from the Gaza Strip. Hundreds of people mainly family members waited to welcome them as they were making their way through the […]

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16 Palestinian women in Israeli jails under inhuman conditions

Al Qassam Website | 30-10-2013,09:58 Gaza – Some 16 Palestinian women still detained in Israel jails under inhumane conditions, Ahrar center reported. The director of the center , Fouad  Khuffash criticized women’s organization in Palestine for not highlighting the great role of Palestinian women in the Palestinian struggle. ” dozens of Palestinian women are  still in […]

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2nd batch of prisoners freed, Israel angered

Al Ray Agencies | Oct 30, 2013 ALRAY, Gaza – (Israel) freed 26 veteran prisoners (Note occpal: see photos here) to the occupied West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday, alongside US-brokered peace talks. Local Maan News Agency reported that Twenty-one prisoners arrived in Ramallah shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday, after Israel released them in a […]

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IN PHOTOS | Palestine celebrates the homecoming of freed captives

Oct 30, 2013 Report by Maan news Agency | (updated) 30/10/2013 02:36 By Charlie Hoyle BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israel must release all Palestinian prisoners as a precondition for peace talks with the Palestinian Authority, Addameer prisoner rights group said Tuesday, as 26 detainees prepared to leave Israeli prison custody. The prisoners were due to be […]

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The Israeli units took two administrative captives to court by force

[ PIC 29/10/2013 – 03:39 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies said that elements of the Israeli special units stormed at dawn Monday section 25 in the Negev prison, and took two administrative prisoners by force to the administrative court. Media spokesman for the Center, researcher Riad al-Ashqar, explained that the special […]

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