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Detainee Mohammed Ghannam at PA security transferred to hospital after torture

[ PIC 28/04/2013 – 09:33 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Mohammed Ghannam, a detainee at the PA preventive security apparatus, was transferred to hospital on Sunday after he was subjected to severe torture. Special sources told the PIC that preventive security elements had kidnapped Ghannam, a liberated prisoner, on Saturday and took him to their headquarters […]

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Chicago commemorates International Palestinian Prisoners Day ~ by Bill Chambers

We Fight Back | by Bill Chambers | Apr 23, 2013 Chicago, IL – During the week of International Palestinian Prisoners Day, over 20 activists from the Palestine Solidarity Group, United States Palestinian Community Network (USPCN), Students for Justice in Palestine and other organizations braved the bitter cold to stage “Intifada Theater” at the Bean […]

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Palestinian prisoner suffers speaking difficulty after wrong injection

[ PIC 20/04/2013 – 01:39 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A Palestinian captive in the Israeli occupation jails, sentenced to life imprisonment, is suffering from a serious health status after his jailers gave him wrong injections. The Ministry of Prisoners and Ex-prisoners’ Affairs said that the captive Naim Younus Shawamra, aged 43 from al-Khalil and who […]

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Russian newspaper: Israel injects Palestinian prisoners with dangerous viruses

[ PIC 19/04/2013 – 08:22 PM ] MOSCOW, (PIC)– Russian press sources revealed that the Israeli authorities inject Palestinian prisoners in its detention centers with “dangerous viruses” that lead to death in the long term. The Russian Pravda newspaper said in its Friday edition that “the Tel Aviv regime injects prisoners with dangerous viruses before […]

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Mashaal: We will continue to liberate prisoners from Israel’s jails

[ PIC 18/04/2013 – 10:15 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Head of Hamas’s political bureau Khaled Mashaal said that his Movement would keep working hard to liberate all Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, renewing his Movement vow to uphold the resistance as an option to restore the usurped land and rights. Mashaal made his remarks in […]

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1,000 sick prisoners including 25 cancer patients in Israeli jails

[ PIC 16/04/2013 – 07:23 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The head of the Follow up committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, Amin Shauhan, confirmed that more than 1000 Palestinian prisoners suffer different illnesses including 25 cancer patients. The prisoners face deliberate medical neglect by the Israeli prison services aiming to assassinate them as what happened with the […]

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Israel medics endanger Palestinian prisoners’ lives: Rights group

Palestinians demonstrate in support of hunger strikers in Israeli prisons on April 09, 2013. PressTV | Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:33PM GMT According to Palestinian sources, over 4,500 Palestinian prisoners are held in Israeli prisons, many of them without charge or trial, and are subject to human rights violations such as the use of torture […]

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Borders Borders, An American Poem For You ~ by Chelli Stanley

Kawther Salam | Apr 8, 2013 ثوار سوريون دخلوا إسرائيل للعلاج وخرجوا عملاء ل – بني جانتس إقتراح موجه للأخوة السوريين By Chelli Stanley, an American woman in her late twenties who visited my occupied homeland Hebron, from where I was expelled by the Zionist Israeli occupation in 2002. Pictures Credit: CPT. When I went […]

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Farwana: Israel’s occupation forces kidnapped 1,070 Palestinians in three months

[ 02/04/2013 – 11:35 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Specialist in prisoners’ affairs Abdul Naser Farwana said that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have kidnapped 1,070 Palestinians since the start of the current year. In a press release, Farwana stated that compared to the same period of last year, the first quarter of 2013 saw a […]

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Hamas: Israel executing cancer inflicted Abu Hamdiya in jail

[ PIC 23/03/2013 – 09:07 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas movement denounced the Israeli occupation authorities for retaining prisoner Maysara Abu Hamdiya in jail despite developing cancer. Hamas said in a statement on Friday that the IOA insistence on retaining Abu Hamdiya behind bars despite his rapidly deteriorating condition meant it was torturing and assassinating […]

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Obama refuses to meet delegation of prisoners’ families

[ PIC 21/03/2013 – 08:22 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Director of Palestinian Prisoners Society Qaddoura Fares confirmed that U.S. President Barack Obama has refused to meet a delegation from families of prisoners in Israeli jails. Fares pointed out in a press statement that there is a talk about the release of a number of prisoners […]

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Israeli court delays trial of Abu Arafah and Totah

LIVE BLOG ABOUT THE DEATH OF ARAFAT JARADAT [ PIC 18/03/2013 – 07:35 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The so-called District Court in occupied Jerusalem on Sunday adjourned the trial of former Minister of Jerusalem Affairs Khalid Abu Arafa and MP for Jerusalem Mohammed Totah to April 10. The trial’s postponement came at the request […]

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#ArafatJaradat | Lawyer: Israeli court delays delivery of report about death of Jaradat

LIVE BLOG ABOUT THE DEATH OF ARAFAT JARADAT Includes Preliminary Autopsy Report Maan News Agency | March 16, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — An Israeli court in Petah Tikva has decided to postpone delivery of final medical reports related to the death of Palestinian prisoner Arafat Jaradat in Israeli custody in February, the Palestinian ministry of […]

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Families of detainees urge UN to intervene and end their suffering

[ PIC 16/03/2013 – 05:51 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Families of two Palestinian detainees delivered on Saturday a message to the UN Secretary General’s envoy for human rights in Palestine on the prisoners’ plight. The family of hunger striker Ayman Al-Sharawne and family of Jerusalemite detainee Hussam Shahin appealed in the message addressed to UN […]

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Hamas calls on the European Parliament to act to protect the prisoners

LIVE BLOG ABOUT THE DEATH OF ARAFAT JARADAT [ PIC 15/03/2013 – 06:29 PM ] Hamas praised the European Parliament’s decision to send a delegation to assess the prisoners’ conditions in Israeli jails and to open an investigation into the circumstances of the death of prisoner Jaradat, stressing the need to protect the delegation’s work […]

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