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Report: 201 Palestinians Died in Israeli Jails
RAMALLAH, April 17, 2012 (WAFA) – Marking Prisoner Day, a joint press release by the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Prisoners Affairs said Tuesday that a total of 201 Palestinian prisoners have died in Israeli jails since 1967.
The prisoners died of torture, medical negligence, use of fatal force, premeditated killing and use of shooting, said the press release.
Seven prisoners died in 2007, including five of medical negligence, making it the highest mortality rate among Palestinians in Israeli prisons in one year since 1967.
Around 2,000 Palestinians were arrested since the October prisoners’ exchange deal between Hamas and Israel, at an average of more than 10 arrests per day.
The press release said Israel currently has around 4,700 Palestinians in prison, including six women, 185 minors and 27 members of the Palestinian Legislative Council.
Israel placed over 20,000 Palestinians under administrative detention, without charge or trial, since 2002, of whom 320 prisoner remain in jail till this moment.
In addition, there are 822 Palestinians who are in detention awaiting trial.
Palestinian Prisoners: Over 750.000 Since 1967 & NO Israeli in Palestinian Captivity
UPDATED REPORT: 10.11.10 – 11:49
Bethlehem – PNN – Abdul Nasir Farwaneh, director of the statistics department of the Palestinian Ministry of Prisoners’ Affairs, said 6700 Palestinians are in Israeli prison, including 283 children and 35 w…omen. About 70,000 have been jailed since the 2000 al-Aqsa Intifada.
Since the beginning of the 1967 occupation, more than 750,000 Palestinians have been imprisoned including tens of thousands of women and children. Seventy thousand have been imprisoned since the beginning of the Second Intifada in September 2000, including 820 women and 8000 children.
Many of these prisoners, according to Farwaneh, are “deprived of their basic human rights, exposed to the dangers of death, injury, or various illnesses, clearly violating international treaties and laws.”
The 6700 prisoners are split among 20 Israeli prisons and include 192 imprisoned without charge under the “administrative detention” law, five Gazan “unlawful combatants,” and nine Palestinian lawmakers.
Of the prisoners, 82.5% are from the West Bank, 10.4% from the Gaza Strip, and 6% of other Arab nationalities. Eight hundred twenty are serving life sentences, 598 were sentenced to more than 20 years, 479 are serving between 15 and 20 years, 1782 are serving sentences between 5 and 15 years, and only 15 prisoners will live less than a year in jail.
Since the beginning of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories in 1967, over 700,000 Palestinians have been detained by Israel. This forms approximately 20% of the total Palestinian population in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). Considering the fact that the majority of those detained are male, the number of Palestinians detained forms approximately 40% of the total male Palestinian population in the OPT.
As of November 2008, there are approximately, 9,493 Palestinian political prisoners being held in Israeli prisons and detention centers. 650 of these are administrative detainees, held without charge or trial for indefinite periods of time. 300 of the political prisoners are aged 18 and under. There are 65 Palestinian female political prisoners, 1 of whom is a mother who gave birth in prison. There remain 38 elected members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), including one female PLC member.
Process of Arrest
Palestinians are routinely arrested at checkpoints, off the street and most commonly, from their homes in the early hours of the morning. In the case of arrest from the family home, units from the Israeli army will typically surround the house between midnight and 4 am and force family members onto the street in their nightclothes, regardless of weather conditions. Upon arrest, detainees are usually handcuffed with plastic cuffs and blindfolded. They are not informed of the reason for their arrest, nor are they told where they will be taken.
Physical abuse and humiliation of the detainee by Israeli forces is common. Based on numerous sworn affidavits, detainees have reported that they have been subjected to attempted murder and rape, and thrown down stairs while blindfolded, amongst many other forms of physical abuse. During their arrest, detainees have often been forced to strip in public before being taken into custody. Family members have also been forced to remove their clothes in house- to- house arrest campaigns and raids. Mass arrests from homes in entire neighbourhoods continue to take place in the OPT during military incursions. Once bound and blindfolded, the detainee is usually placed on the floor of a military jeep, sometimes face down, for transfer to an interrogation and detention centre. Neither the detainee nor his or her family is told why he or she is being detained or where he or she is being taken. Addameer has received numerous reports of abuse of detainees during the transfer process by Israeli soldiers, consisting of beatings, kicking and threats. These journeys can take anywhere from 20 minutes up to many hours.
Distribution of Prisoners
Israeli prisons and military detention camps are primarily located within the 1948 borders of Israel. There are a total of 4 interrogation centers, as well as secret interrogation facilities, 5 detention/holding centers, and about 21 prisons in which Palestinians from the OPT are held. The location of prisons within Israel and the transfer of detainees to locations within the occupying power’s territory are illegal under international law and constitute a war crime. The Fourth Geneva Convention explicitly states that “Protected persons accused of offences shall be detained in the occupied country, and if convicted they shall serve their sentences therein.” (Article 76) Most of the Palestinian Prisoners are being held in detention facilities located outside the OPT.
All Palestinian families wishing to visit a family member imprisoned in Israel must receive an entry permit into Israel (except for Jerusalem residents), which takes between one and three months to obtain and is only valid for three months. The application for the permit is submitted via the ICRC and transferred to the Israeli side. Not only do the basic criteria for receiving entry permits restrict the visiting population (16-45-year-old men are prohibited from receiving permits), but also hundreds of families may not receive permit on security grounds. As a result, hundreds of prisoners do not receive family visits for extended periods that may reach a number of years. Other sweeping restrictions may withhold Palestinian family visits, such as the prohibition of visits by families from one, or all, areas of the OPT, or to a certain prison, on security grounds. In the past, visits have been suspended for periods of over a year.
When they are not denied, visits with Palestinian prisoners take place once every two weeks for 45 minutes. As stated, only immediate family members are allowed to visit. A glass window, sometimes accompanied by bars, separates the visitor and the prisoner. Communication takes place through a telephone or through holes in the glass. Only three family members are permitted to visit a detainee at a time. Since June 2007, Israeli authorities have placed a total ban on visits by family members from Gaza to their relatives incarcerated in Israel. This ban affects approximately 1,000 prisoners and their families. Preventing family visits has in practice led to the isolation of these prisoners from the outside world due to the strict limitations or bans placed on all forms of contact and communication by “security” prisoners. The timing of this decision to ban family visits, coincided with the capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in Gaza, and appears to be a form of collective punishment intended to coerce Palestinian factions to respond to Israel’s demands. In so doing, Israel is transforming Palestinian prisoners into pawns to achieve political gains not related to the official reasons for their imprisonment.
Palestinian prisoners are discriminated against in terms of their conditions of imprisonment. Due to these conditions, along with restrictions on family visits, the prisoners are almost completely cut off from the world outside the prison. The mental and physical implications of this discrimination are much graver for prisoners held in isolation or solitary confinement, who are disconnected from the prison population as well.
Addameer continues to receive complaints from both adult and child detainees about the conditions in which they are being held in Israeli interrogation and detention centres and prisons. Prison conditions in Israeli military detention camps are appalling. Detainees are held in overcrowded prison tents that are often threadbare and do not provide for adequate shelter against extreme weather in the winter or summer. Hygiene facilities are dire. Toilets are located inside prison cells with sewage often coming through the drains. The Israeli Prison Authority (IPS) does not provide essential hygiene products, such as toothpaste; only prisoners whose canteen accounts have been closed receive essential personal hygiene products and cleaning products for their cells. Prisoners report that personal hygiene products were provided up until 2002 but from that year on were significantly limited. All prisoners reported that IPS provided only half a liter of floor cleaning liquid and that the rest of their personal products, including all products used for cleaning their cell, were bought at their own personal expense.
Most prisoners reported that the food provided by the IPS was insufficient in terms of quality and quantity alike. The prisoners buy most of their food from the canteen and recook the cooked food they get from IPS. However, the purchasing power of prisoners is radically divergent, and such encouragement by the Israeli authorities is immoral as they are ultimately responsible for providing sufficient food for prisoners. In most cases, it is the prisoners’ responsibility to provide more than half of their necessary food, which is problematic as most prisoners come from poor families. Sometimes, a prisoner’s canteen account is closed, as has occurred to tens of prisoners, especially those who have been identified with Hamas over the past year. Prisoners report that IPS food is inappropriate for the medical needs of those who require a special diet.
The prison authority adopts a systematic policy in all detention centers. This policy is a deliberate form medical negligence which involves delays in providing medical treatment. Israel avoids its duty and fails to comply with the international standards that require holding detainees in places under healthy conditions, with provision of medical treatment and specialised medical care for sick detainees. There is a clinic with one nurse in all Israeli prisons. The doctor comes to the clinic once or twice a week for no more than four hours. If the specified time is finished, he leaves the prison and the sick prisoners are not treated until the next week. The medical team deals with the cases that require medical services slowly and with deliberate negligence. If a detainee requires medical care and the prison’s doctor decides to refer him to the hospital, it takes months, under the pretext that the Ar-Ramleh Prison’s hospital can only take a limited number of patients. If it turns out, after the medical examinations, that the patient is required to have a surgery, he has to wait for his turn, which may take months or years, thus causing severe complications and deterioration in the patient’s health and psychological condition. The only medicine given for the treatment of all diseases is painkillers. In addition, the prison administration denies access of medicines from outside the prison, either from the family or Palestinian organizations. Sick detainees inside Israeli prisons live on painkillers and tranquilizers.
As a result of the sub-standard conditions of detention, detainees who are released are often faced with chronic health problems such as skin diseases, fatigue and weakness, kidney problems and ulcers. The medical system and clinics are also unprepared to receive Palestinian detainees, some of whom arrive with a wide variety of illnesses, often requiring further investigation and close medical supervision. The system is not prepared to screen sick detainees and has no contact with the detainee’s family or attending physician. In some cases, the lack of proper attention to medical needs has led to deterioration in the detainees’ health.
A further problem is the lack of communication between the detainees and the physician in the detention facility, both because of language difficulties and because the physician is inevitably seen as part of the military machine responsible for the detainee’s incarceration. In such conditions, it is difficult for detainees to develop relationships of trust with the physician, who is supposed to see to their welfare and represent their interests as patients.
Severe discrimination exists in the conditions of confinement of Palestinians classified as security detainees within the Israeli prison system. Pre-trial detainees alleged to have committed offences defined as security offences under section 35(b) of the Criminal Procedure (Enforcement Detention) Law – 1996 are confined in separate prisons under separate, harsher conditions than “criminal” detainees, under order 22 of the (Powers of Enforcement – Detention) (Conditions of Holding in Detention) – 1997. None of these detainees have been convicted of any offence. Security detainees are not entitled to a daily walk in the open air or to use the telephone, even to call their attorney. Criminal detainees, by contrast, are permitted a daily hour-long walk and are allowed to make a daily telephone call to their attorneys, family and friends. Criminal detainees are provided with a bed, while security detainees are provided a thin mattress; criminal detainees, but not security detainees are provided newspapers, books, TVs, radios, a razor and mirror, an electric kettle, wall light, fan and heater. Some of the discriminatory conditions are hygiene-related: for example, the cells of security detainees do not contain a basin, and while criminal detainees’ cells must be sanitised and disinfected annually and provided with detergents, this is not the case for political detainees.
These discriminatory conditions severely violate the fundamental rights of thousands of detainees, including their right to dignity, to personal freedom and to fair and minimal living conditions in detention centres, and may amount to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Israeli interrogation and detention centres are meant as temporary holding facilities. However, some detainees, including children, who are sentenced to less than three months imprisonment, end up serving their entire sentence at these facilities due to a lack of space in Israeli prisons. This results in poor conditions and overcrowding.
Palestinian prisoners can receive books via the ICRC and their families during visits, but restrictions are always imposed by the prison on the kinds and number of books they are allowed to receive. They receive newspapers in Arabic, such as Alquds, free of charge, but other newspapers, in Hebrew or English, are distributed only to those holding a subscription. The newspapers are always distributed after a delay and are not up to date.
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons are allowed to study only at the Open University of Israel. They may not continue their studies at any institution they studied at prior to their arrest, even if the university so approves. A years-long struggle to change this practice has been unsuccessful. The IPS claims that prisoners are barred from participating in study programs of Arab universities for security reasons. Many prisoners are unable to register at Israeli universities because of financial and language restrictions. Additionally, detainees being held at military detention centres, as opposed to prisons, are prohibited from registering at any university. Prisoners who are held in isolation are also not allowed to study even at the Open University of Israel.
In some Israeli prisons, limited provisions are made for the education of Palestinian minors who are detained. At Telmond Prison, for example, Palestinian child prisoners receive daily instruction, but study an Israeli curriculum. Child detainees, both male and female, held in Megiddo and Ketziot have absolutely no access to education. The administration often does not allow books in to the prison for independent study, and even when they are allowed, time for study is often prohibited or taken away as a form of punishment. In June 2007, the Israeli authorities banned all prisoners from taking their final high school year tawjihi exam. Israeli criminal juvenile offenders are, however, allowed to continue their formal education uninterrupted while in detention.
Arbitrary Detention and Isolation of Palestinians at Israeli jails (UFree Network)
Resources | Reports
- UN Mtg on Palestinian political prisoners (Vienna) | United Nations | Mar 8, 2011
- Update Report: July 2010
- All reports and Factsheets of Addameer
- B’Tselem Administrative Detetion Factsheet
- A 90% of Palestinian Prisoners denied lawyer
- Illegal Detention of Children
- Israel troops filmed attacking Palestinian prisoners | AlJazeera | Apr 17, 2011
- The Israeli Culture Of Drinking Urine
- Abusing Palestinian Children
- B’Tselem: Palestinians Abused
- B’Tselem: Child Torture
- Breaking bones
- Case: Child Torture
- Child Torture : They pissed on him & he got 8 months
- Illegal Detention of Children
- Israeli Culture of Drinking Urine
- Israeli Torture of Children
- Punishing the sick
- Torture Without Limits, Jail Without Cause
- Why are you crying?
Children in Prisons
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Testimonies (former) prisoners
- VIDEO | Interview with Dr. Abdul-Aziz Omar – UFree Network
- Hunger strike diaries: the fate of Palestinian political prisoners is “our shared responsibility” | @shahdabusalama
- VIDEO | Interview with Majeda Fidda, former administrative detainee | Addameer
- Empty Stomach Warriors (III): Omar Abu Shalal Sets His Mind ~ by @LinahAlsaafin | Al Akhbar | Apr 30, 2012
- Empty Stomach Warriors (II): Second in Series of profiles of hunger strikers | by Linah Alsaafin | Apr 27, 2012
- Empty Stomach Warriors (I): Hasan al-Safadi Time and Time Again ~ by @LinahAlsaafin| April 25, 2012
- ‘The first day is the hardest’: Ex-prisoner Loai Odeh’s hunger strike diary | Electronic Intifada | Apr 25, 2012
- The Battle of Empty Stomachs: Khader Adnan highlights the consolation of solidarity | ISM Palestine | Apr 24, 2012
Hunger Strike, Risks for Health & Life
Why are Palestinian Prisoners on a Hunger strike?
1.1 – The issue of Palestinian prisoners is one of the worst consequences of the Israeli occupation. Since 1967, over 700,000 Palestinians, 20% of the population of the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip have been detained. This number represents approximately 40% of the total male Palestinian population in the occupied territories.
1.2 – Today, there are about 6,000 prisoners in 17 Israeli jails and detention centres. They include six women and more than 200 minors.
1.3 – 330 Palestinians are being held in administrative detention with no formal charges having been brought against them in a court of law. 28 elected members of the parliament, and three former ministers fall within this category.
1.4 – Israel is currently holding all these Palestinian prisoners far away from their homes, and outside of the occupied territory. This constitutes a clear violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War. Article 76 of the Convention states:
“Protected persons accused of offences shall be detained in the occupied country, and if convicted they shall serve their sentences therein.”
Article 49 also states:
“Individual or mass forcible transfers, as well as deportations of protected persons from occupied territory to the territory of the Occupying Power or to that of any other country, occupied or not, are prohibited, regardless of their motive.”
1.5 – Article 32 specifically prohibits “murder, torture, corporal punishments, mutilation and … any other measures of brutality whether applied by civilian or military agents”. Since 1967, 202 Palestinians prisoners have died while being tortured in Israeli jails.
1.6 – Israel routinely tries Palestinians before military courts, none of which meet the most basic standards of international law; particularly the laws relating to the treatment of prisoners of war and people under occupation.
1.7 – In light of the above, there are now calls for the prosecution of Israeli officials at an international tribunal.
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- Palestine-Israel, Youth Arrest in Nabi Shaleh | Anarkismo | May 27, 2011
- Israeli Military Asks Palestinian Detainee to Pay for Own Surgery | May 26, 2011
- Two women mark ten years in Israeli occupation jails | May 26, 2011
- A year of steadfastness in Israeli prison – inspiring piece by Palestinian political prisoner Ameer Makhoul | May 25, 2011
- Hunger strikers form decision-making body | PIC | May 21, 2011
- The Palestinian Prisoners’ Children – video
- Center: Tortured detainee needs psychological treatment | May 16, 2011
- Israel detains Islamic Jihad leader without charge or trial | May 16, 2011
- Relatives of prisoners stage sit-in before Red Cross to deman ease of restrictions and treatment for sick | PIC | May 11, 2011
- Ministry asks Red Cross to pressure Israel into allowing visits to prisoners | PIC | May 9, 2011
- Ahrar: Israel blocking prisoner from seeing his little daughter | May 8, 2011
- Palestinian Detainees To Start Escalating Hunger Strike | IMEMC | May 8, 2011
- Detainees protest solitary confinement | May 8, 2011
- IPS deprives isolated prisoner of drinking water for two days | PIC | May 5, 2011
- Israeli court extend isolation of Saadat for 6 months | PIC | May 4, 2011
- Ofer military court sentences Palestinian boy to month in prison | PIC | May 3, 2011
- Prisoner hospitalised after sudden health deterioration | May 3, 2011
- Israel extends detention of Palestinian without charge or trial | May 3, 2011
- Palestinian prisoners to start hunger strikes to highlight use of isolation cells | May 2, 2011
- NGO asks world help ahead of Israeli prisoner rights suit | PIC | Apr 26, 2011
- PPS declares 2010-2011 worst medical period yet | PIC | Apr 26, 2011
- Prisoner society appeals for saving lives of patients in Israeli jails | PIC | Apr 25, 2011
- Commemorating Palestinian Political Prisoners | Apr 25, 2011
- Families of two sick prisoners appeal for their treatment | PIC | Apr 24, 2011
- Palestinian prisoners suffer amid medical neglect | PIC | Apr 23, 2011
- Abeer Skafe,10 years old, died today after Israeli denial see her imprisoned Father | Apr 22, 2011
- Qabaha urges Abbas to release Natsheh from jail | PIC | Apr 22, 2011
- Israel Isolates Palestinian Demanding to be Treated as ‘Prisoner of War’ | WAFA | Apr 21, 2011
- Family committee of W. Bank detainees holds Abbas responsible for life of Natsha | PIC | Apr 20, 2011
- Defence for Children International claims Israel targets Palestinian children | MEMO | Apr 20, 2011
- Protesters demand Palestinian prisoner release at Brussels European Commission | PIC | Apr 20, 2011
- Palestinian Prisoner’s Day April 17, 2011 – in pictures | MEMO | Apr 19, 2011
- Children send letters to imprisoned fathers Palestine | Apr 19, 2011
- Palestinian prisoners’ day appeal from campaign to free PFLP’s Ahmad Saadat | PSHAD | Apr 19, 2011
- Prisoners’ Day | PNN | Apr 19, 2011
- Relatives of prisoners appeal for allowing visits | PIC | Apr 19, 2011
- 90% of detained Palestinian minors tortured in Israeli jails | PIC | Apr 19, 2011
- MP Attoun calls for internationalizing issue of Palestinian prisoners | PIC | Apr 19, 2011
- Israeli prison administration forces women prisoners to wear orange costume | Apr 19, 2011
- UN official calls for protecting rights of Palestinians in occupation jails | PIC | Apr 18, 2011
- Dweik slams international double standards towards issue of prisoners | Apr 18, 2011
- WATCH: Channel 2 reveals killing, abuse, of Palestinian prisoners | +972 Magazine | Apr 18, 2011
- Palestinian inmates go on hunger strike | PressTV | Apr 18, 2011
- Report: More than 6,000 Palestinians are Still Detained in Israeli Jails | PNN | Apr 18, 2011
- Palestine Prisoners Day – Narratives Behind Locked Doors | PCHR | Apr 18, 2011
- Protesters in Hebron mark Prisoners Day | ISM | Apr 17, 2011
- More youths’ detention extended in the leadup to Passover | Wadi Hilweh Information Center | Apr 17, 2011
- Military court orders Palestinian protest organizer to remain in jail, indefinitely | +972 Magazine | Apr 17, 2011
- More than 6,000 Palestinians are Still in Prison | WAFA | Apr 17, 2011
- Report: More than 130 prison raids in 2010 | PIC | Apr 17, 2011
- Relatives of detainees ask Ramallah authority to release them | PIC | Apr 17, 2011
- IOF troops violently disperse relatives of Palestinian prisoners | PIC | Apr 17, 2011
- Jabr: Prisoners in Israeli jails experiencing harsh conditions | PIC | Apr 17,2011
- Press report about crimes of Israeli prison authorities against Palestinian prisoners | Apr 17, 2011
- PCDD: Some 1,600 Palestinian prisoners have fallen ill & are denied proper medical attention & doctor visits | PIC | Apr 17, 2011
- Another country | What Happens at Ofer Military Court? | Haaretz | Apr 17, 2011
- IOF troops detain 7 in Silwan, a minor in Al-Khalil | PIC | Apr 17, 2011
- Captives fast to mark Palestinian Prisoner Day | PIC | Apr 17, 2011
- On Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Call | Apr 17, 2011
- Prisoners go on hunger strike to mark Palestinian Prisoner Day | PIC | Apr 16, 2011
- Detainees announce hunger strike to mark Prisoners’ Day | PIC | Apr 16, 2011
- Haneyya: Shalit’s captors will not fail POW families | PIC | Apr 16, 2011
- IOF troops detain 845 Palestinians in three months including 105 children | PIC | Apr 16, 2011
- Women demonstrators call for release of a child kidnapped by the IOF | PIC | Apr 16, 2011
- Detainee’s father dies without seeing son | Maan | Apr 15, 2011
- Family of cancer patient appeals for releasing him from PA jail | PIC | Apr 14, 2011
- Farwana: 750 thousand Palestinians kidnapped by Israel since 1967 | PIC | Apr 14, 2011
- Palestinian Detainee Exiled To Malaysia | IMEMC | Apr 13, 2011
- PA prisoners’ families call for their release | PIC | Apr 13, 2011
- Palestinian MPs sentenced to extra six months without indictment | PIC | Apr 13, 2011
- IPS moves Abu Sisi to an isolation cell | PIC | Apr 13, 2011
- Abducted Engineer Dirar Abu Sisi Sent to Solitary | PNN | Apr 13, 2011
- UFree condemns Israel’s renewed isolation of blind Palestinian | PIC | Apr 13, 2011
- European Network Denounces Extended Solitary Confinement Of Blind Palestinian Detainee | IMEMC | Apr 13, 2011
- List shows prisoners jailed despite court order | Maan | Apr 12, 2011
- 7,000 Palestinian Prisoners Hold One-Day Hunger Strike To Protest Conditions | IMEMC | Apr 12, 2011
- IOA holds MP Badr in administrative detention | PIC | Apr 12, 1011
- Palestinian Prisoners Day commemorated in Gaza | Apr 11, 2011
- Israel extends isolation sentence on blind Palestinian | PIC | Apr 11, 2011
- Ministry: Palestinian prisoners abused as Arabs preoccupied with aggression | PIC | Apr 10, 2011
- Detained leader: Uprising in Israeli prisons in the offing | PIC | Apr 9, 2011
- Ramallah protests continue as Abbas delays freeing prisoners | Apr 7, 2011
- Sit-in in Jenin against Israeli decision to exile 8 prisoners | PIC | Apr 7, 2011
- EU Human Right Group Welcomes Egypt Release of Palestinian Prisoners | PNN | Apr 6, 2011
- Hamas MP blasts Israel’s cruel treatment of prisoner | PIC | Apr 5, 2011
- Suffering From Cancer, Child Detainee Released From Israeli Prison | IMEMC |Apr 4, 2011
- Israel releases Palestinian teen ill with cancer | Maan | Apr 4, 2011
- Hamas prisoners announce protests against IPS | PIC | Apr 4, 2011
- Gaza Families Demand to be Allowed to see Sons Imprisoned in Israel | WAFA | Apr 2, 2011
- Abu Obeida: Abbas must release detainees for unity | Maan | Apr 2, 2011
- Palestinian detainees held in Egypt to be released Sunday | Maan, Apr 1, 2011
- Mofaz threatens to boost prison restrictions | PIC | Mar 31, 2011
- Palestinian prisoners conditions deteriorate in Israel | Video | Press TV | Mar 30, 2011
- Haneyya affirms solidarity with all prisoners | PIC | Mar 30, 2011
- Hospitalized Sayyid to continue hunger strike until all demands are met | PIC | Mar 30, 2011
- Palestinian prisoners intend to escalate their protest steps | Mar 30, 2011
- Israel delays Gaza prisoners release | Maan | Mar 30, 2011
- Detainees join March 15 movement hunger strike |PSHAD.news | Mar 29, 2011
- Israeli court illegally extends detention of lawyer Issawi and her brothers | Mar 29, 2011
- Hunger striker Assayed in very bad deteriorating health condition | Mar 29, 2011
- Paralyzed detainee enters 22nd year in prison | Mar 29, 2011
- Prisoners center: Jailed Bethlehem woman was tortured | Maan | Mar 28, 2011
- IPS denies medical team visit to isolated, sick detainees | PIC | Mar 28, 2011
- Bahar calls on OIC to implement conference recommendations | PIC | Mar 28, 2011
- Palestinians Start Hunger Strike in Israeli Prisons | PNN | 28 Mar 2011
- Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails go on hunger strike | PIC | Mar 28, 2011
- One tree for every prisoner (Exclusive Pictures) | MEMO | Mar 28, 2011
- IPS refuses to remove Palestinian prisoner’s tumor | PIC | Mar 27, 2011
- Relatives of political detainees call for rally | PIC | Mar 13, 2011
- Palestinians forgotten in European jails | PIC | Mar 13, 2011
- Man loses vision after tortured in Israel custody | PIC | Mar 9, 2011
- Ministry of prisoners: 10,000 women kidnapped by Israel since 1968 | PIC | Mar 9, 2011
- Gaza’s Ministry Of Detainees Calls On Egypt To Release Palestinians Prisoners | IMEMC | Mar 8, 2011
- 133 Palestinians held in Israel’s jails for over 20 years | Maan | Mar 8, 2011
- Mofaz demands more pressure on Palestinian prisoners | PIC | Mar 7, 2011
- Soldiers Break Into Eshil-Be’er Sheva Prison, Attack Detainees, Search Their Rooms | IMEMC | Mar 4, 2011
- Palestinian prisoner “Deans” reaches 136 in total | Mar 3, 2011
- Askalan prisoners complain of being shackled during visits | PIC | Mar 3, 2011
- Mandela: IOA holds Palestinian woman in cell with homicide convicts | PIC | Mar 3, 2011
- IOF detains 7 Palestinians including crippled man, 90 in Al-Khalil in February | PIC | Mar 3, 2011
- Muhammad al-Za’tari: Innocent, Accused of Stabbing Settler, and Tortured for Five Months | Mar 3, 2011
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