Tag Archives: jails

Palestinian prisoners tortured by permission of the Israeli judiciary

[ PIC 07/08/2012 – 02:01 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Human rights organizations criticized the Israeli Supreme Court’s refusal to investigate the guards who practiced torture against Palestinian prisoners in occupation prisons. The Israeli Committee against Torture stated that it presented a petition along with other Palestinian activists to the Israeli court where they confirmed […]

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IOF arrests Abu Hadid after his release from PA jails

[ PIC 27/07/2012 – 10:20 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) arrested in the early hours of Friday Mohammed Hussein Abu Hadid, 26, from Al-Khalil southern West Bank one day after his release from PA prisons. Mohammed Abu Hadid, a student in Al-Khalil University, was arrested by PA security in September 2010. […]

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PLC members visit Palestinians detained in Israel

Maan News Agency | July 26, 2012   NABLUS (Ma’an) — A delegation of Palestinian Legislative Council members on Thursday visited Palestinians detained in Israeli jails. Najat Abu Bakr, Gamal Huwail, Nasser Jumaa, Ala Baghee, Jihad Abu Zneid, and Jihad Tmlah visited prisoners and met with Israel’s prison service to discuss detainees’ legal and health […]

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The “Call of Free People Convoy” roams W.Bank in solidarity with sick prisoners

[ 01/07/2012 – 09:16 AM ] AL-KHALIL,(PIC)– The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society organize in the city of Al-Khalil, on Sunday morning, a convoy of vehicles patrolling the provinces of the West Bank in solidarity with the sick prisoners. The PPS said in a press statement that Call of Free People Convey, starts from Al-Khalil and will […]

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Night march in Al-Khalil in solidarity with the strikers in PA prisons

[ PIC 30/06/2012 – 09:32 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– A massive march was organized in Al-Khalil city on Friday evening in solidarity with the six political detainees on hunger strike in the PA prisons. Hundreds of citizens participated in the march, which was organized by the committee representing families of political prisoners and the Association […]

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Israeli prison guards ‘forcing detainees to strip in cell raids’

Maan News Agency | June 25, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli prison services are raiding the cells of detainees who participated in a mass hunger strike, the PA Ministry of Detainee Affairs said Monday. Prison guards are raiding detainees’ cells at night and forcing them to strip, leading to clashes between jail authorities and prisoners, […]

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178 International Decisions in Condemnation of Israel’s Mistreatment of Palestinian Prisoners

PNN | Friday, 22 June 2012 09:53 The 26th of June marks the anniversary of the International Day against Torture. A report recently issued by Detainees and Ex-Detainees Society revealed that torturing Palestinian prisoners and humiliating them have become a form of ethical and legal corruption practiced by the Israeli occupation authorities. The report also […]

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The Battle of Empty Stomachs: Khader Adnan highlights the consolation of solidarity | #PalHunger

by Sylvia | 24 April 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank On the 17th of April, Palestinian political prisoners launched a mass hunger strike against the Israeli Prison Service’s (IPS) dismissal of the Fourth Geneva Convention and basic international law. The call for action comes on Palestinian Prisoners Day after a wave of high-profile […]

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EMOHR urges European organizations to support Palestinian hunger striking prison | #PalHunger

[ PIC 22/04/2012 – 09:58 PM ] GENEVA, (PIC)– The Euro-Mediterranean Observatory for Human Rights (EMOHR) started contacting some European and international officials, within the framework of the European Campaign for the Defense of Palestinian prisoners, which was launched a few days ago, and which aims at supporting the prisoners. EMOHR said in a statement […]

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MP Natshe joins hunger strike | #PalHunger #IsraeliJails

[ PIC 22/04/2012 – 03:58 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Wife of detained Hamas MP Mohammed Jamal Al-Natshe has said that her husband joined the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike on Saturday. Ahlam Al-Natshe said that her husband phoned her at a late Saturday night hour and told her he joined the strike along with all Nafha […]

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Sheikh Abu Hija and his two sons launched a hunger strike in occupation prisons

[ Palestinian Information Center – 22/04/2012 – 04:52 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– The family of Sheikh Jamal Abu al-Hija from the Jenin Camp expressed their support for Sheikh Jamal and his two sons Abdul Salam and Hamza after announcing they were joining the mass hunger strike that was launched in the Prisoners’ Day (17 April) […]

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Palestinians mark prisoners day in Gaza, West Bank | #PalestinePrisoners #IsraeliJail

Maan News Agency | April 17, 2012 JENIN (Ma’an) — Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank marked Palestinian Prisoners Day on Tuesday with ceremonies symbolizing long-hoped-for freedom from Israeli jails. In Arraba village, south of Jenin, officials gathered to mark the day ahead of the expected release of local Khader Adnan, whose 66-day hunger […]

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Palestinians welcome Tunisian President’s support for Palestinian captives

[ PIC 13/04/2012 – 02:27 PM ] GAZA,(PIC)– Riad Ashkar, researcher in prisoners’ affairs, has welcomed the Tunisian president Mohamed Moncef Marzouki’s decision of hosting an international conference in support of Palestinian prisoners in occupation prisons in coming months, in addition to organizing activities to commemorate Palestinian Prisoners Day in a few days. Such a […]

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Resheq calls for widespread solidarity with captives next Tuesday April 17, 2012

[ PIC 10/04/2012 – 09:56 PM ] BEIRUT, (PIC)– Ezzat al-Resheq, member of the Political Bureau of Hamas, today called for activities next Tuesday in Solidarity with the Palestinian captives in the occupation’s prisons. In a press release on Tuesday (10/4) Resheq stated that the prisoners belonging to different Palestinian forces and factions will start […]

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Palestinian prisoners announce their demands before going on hunger strike | #StopAD

[ 10/04/2012 – 08:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails have announced that they intend to go on hunger strike after one week and defined their demands. They said in a statement on Tuesday that prisoners of all political affiliations have been in constant contact over the past three years to […]

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