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Calls for saving the lives of Raymond prisoners

[ PIC 07/04/2013 – 11:07 AM ] (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli Gilboa, Megiddo and Shatta prisons appealed to international human rights organizations to save Raymond prisoners’ lives in light of the Israeli prison service’s barbaric campaign against them. The IPS has closed Raymond prison for the past two days and prevented the prisoners […]

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Abu Hamdiyeh: A victim of Israel’s criminal callousness ~ by Khalid Amayreh | #OpIsrael

[ PIC 06/04/2013 – 05:37 AM ] Comment by Khalid Amayreh As widely expected, Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh succumbed to his untreated illness in an Israeli jail earlier this week. The Israeli prison authorities, who callously ignored widespread calls coming from many quarters, for his release on humanitarian grounds, had been fully aware of his terminal […]

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Families of prisoners create memorial grave near PA HQ

[ PIC 07/04/2013 – 07:14 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Some families of prisoners and ex-detainees on Saturday afternoon rallied outside the headquarters of the Palestinian Authority in Ramallah city to urge it to immediately act to save the lives of patients and hunger strikers in Israeli jails. During the rally, the protestors established a symbolic […]

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Sayed: Abu Hamdiya was executed and prisoners won’t remain silent

[ PIC 06/04/2013 – 04:40 PM ] TULKAREM, (PIC)– Abbas Sayed, head of the senior leadership committee of Hamas prisoners, revealed that the doctors in the Israeli jails had been giving captive Maysara Abu Hamdiya medicines that had exacerbated his health condition. Sayed confirmed that “the prisoners will not remain silent regarding the murder policy […]

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Palestinians in Netherlands call on the world to support prisoners

[ PIC 06/04/2013 – 04:22 PM ] AMSTERDAM, (PIC)– Palestinians in the Netherlands denounced the EU countries’ silence at the Israeli abuses against the Palestinian prisoners and the policy of medical neglect inside the occupation jails. The Palestinian House in the Netherlands described the Israeli abuses against the Palestinian prisoners as war crimes, crimes against […]

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Health ministry: Israeli jail doctors cannot be trusted to treat the patients

[ PIC 06/04/2013 – 07:55 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian health ministry in Gaza expressed its deep concern over the lives of more than 1,000 Palestinian patients in Israeli jails due to the reported medical neglect they are being exposed to. On his facebook page, spokesman for the health ministry Ashraf Al-Qudra stated on […]

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Mishaal asserts prisoners’ issue on top priorities of Hamas

[ PIC 04/04/2013 – 09:50 PM ] CAIRO, (PIC)– Khaled Mashaal, head of Hamas’s political bureau stressed that the issue of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails is on the top of his movement’s national priorities. Meshaal said at a conference in Cairo on Thursday that the coming period will witness a great victory for the […]

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Palestinian prisoners in the Naqab refuse to take medication

[ PIC 04/04/2013 – 09:31 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Center for Prisoners’ Studies confirmed that the patient prisoners in the Negev desert prison announced to stop taking their medicines on Wednesday evening. Kaher Abu Kamal, spokesman for the center in the West Bank, said in a statement on Thursday that the prisoners took […]

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Resistance in Hebron threatens to avenge Abu Hamdiyeh

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2013 HEBRON (Ma’an) – A military wing affiliated to Fatah in Hebron in the southern West Bank on Thursday threatened to retaliate to the death of Palestinian prisoner Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh in Israeli custody. A representative of the al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades in Hebron said during Abu Hamdiyeh’s funeral that […]

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Huwwara checkpoint closed due to clashes, Women and baby hospitalized due to Israeli tear gas inhalation

Maan News Agency | April 4, 2013   NABLUS (Ma’an) – Israeli forces shut down Huwwara checkpoint south of Nablus on Thursday afternoon due to clashes between young Palestinians and Israeli troops stationed at the checkpoint. Local sources told a Ma’an reporter that several demonstrators were hurt as Israeli soldiers showered them with tear-gas canisters. […]

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Haneyya condoles family of Hamdiya, hails his struggle

BREAKING: Israel kills 2 teenagers at checkpoint east of Tulkarem | Live Blog [ PIC 04/04/2013 – 09:34 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Gaza premier Ismail Haneyya reached the son of Maysara Abu Hamdiya, who died of cancer in Israeli jails, on the phone on Wednesday evening. Haneyya extended condolences over the death of the father […]

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Autopsy shows Israel neglected prisoner Maysara Abu Hamdiyeh

BREAKING: Israel kills 2 teenagers at checkpoint east of Tulkarem | Live Blog Maan News Agency | April 4, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — The results of an autopsy on the body of a Palestinian prisoner who died in Israeli custody show his death was caused by medical negligence, a Palestinian official said. The results show […]

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MK Haneen Zoabi accuses Israeli prison administration of “slow murder”

MEMO | April 3, 2013 Zoabi demanded an urgent investigation into medical negligence in prisons with a focus on this particular case An Arab member of the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, has accused the country’s prison administration of “slow murder” following the death in custody of Maysara Abu-Hamdiyya. Haneen Zoabi, MK, blamed the Internal Security […]

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