Tag Archives: maltreatment

Palestinian prisoners exposed to further maltreatment in Ramadan

[ PIC 29/07/2013 – 12:53 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian prisoners center for studies said that the Israeli prison administrations persist in its arbitrary measures against the Palestinian prisoners, especially during the holy month of Ramadan, without any regard to the appeals made by human rights groups. Spokesman for the center Riyadh Al-Ashqar stated […]

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#PalHunger | Prisoners announce hunger strike to protest jail death

#FreeSamer | Global action to save the life of Hunger striker Samer Issawi Maan News Agency |Febr 23, 2013 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinian detainees in Israel’s Nafha jail will launch hunger strike action on Sunday in protest against the death of a prisoner in Megido jail, a Fatah prisoners group said Saturday. Arafat Jaradat, […]

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Ahrar: Tension high in Gilboa prison

[ PIC 12/02/2013 – 12:02 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Tension is running high in the Israeli Gilboa jail in northern Palestine occupied in 1948 after its director told Palestinian prisoners that they would be stripped of a number of privileges. The director of Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights, Fuad Al-Khafsh, said on […]

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Israeli interrogators sexually harass Palestinian children in detention

[ PIC 08/07/2012 – 09:19 AM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A number of Palestinian children who were detained in different circumstances reported their exposure to abuse and maltreatment by Israeli soldiers and interrogators. In some cases, the interrogators sexually harassed those children and in other occasions they threatened to rape them if they did not cooperate […]

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Children ex-detainees tell their Stories – Must see Video

by aicvideo on Mar 19, 2012 It is estimated that 8,000 Palestinian children, including some as young as 12-years-old, have been arrested and detained by the Israeli authorities since 2000. According to a report released in early March by Save the Children and the East Jerusalem YMCA Rehabilitation Program, 98 percent were subjected to physical […]

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In solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners

Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic Prisoners of Palestine – Category Support Prisoners of Palestine – Action Alert Worldwide Event Shahd Abusalama | October 6, 2011 | Mondoweiss I haven’t been getting enough sleep lately. Last night I was exhausted, in body and mind, but tried to keep my eyes open to follow updates on the […]

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Palestinian girl “subjected to cruel treatment” in Israeli prison

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Monday, 26 September 2011 14:00| MEMO Bushra Jamal, 17, the daughter of the mayor of El Bierah in the Occupied West Bank, was taken from her father’s home in August. The Mandela Institute has reported that a Palestinian girl has been subjected to “cruel interrogation and detention” following […]

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PA urges international community to protect prisoners’ rights

Published today 12:54 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority on Monday urged the international community to protect the rights of Palestinian prisoners, the government media center said. The PA referred to two incidents in which prisoners rights were violated. One case involved a decision by Israeli authorities to ban prisoners’ families from visiting them for […]

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Passionate Letter Highlights the Unrelenting Plight of Palestinian Prisoners

PNN – Palestine News Network – 21.07.11 – 13:02 Ramallah – PNN – In a letter sent by Ms. Feda Abdelhady-Nasser, Charge d’Affaires, to the UN Secretary-General, the President of the Security Council and the President of the UN General Assembly, Ms Abdelhady-Nasser outlined the grave plight Palestinians prisoners continue to face under Israeli occupation. […]

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Prison-prescribed medication worsens prisoner’s condition

[ 11/07/2011 – 04:56 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The family of Naeem Shahda Halaika, a Palestinian currently detained at the Israeli Negev prison, has called on the Red Cross and other rights groups to help see the prisoner gets medical attention after he was afflicted with a massive blood clot in his stomach after taking […]

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