Tag Archives: medical neglect

Al-Taj: Israel released me after being certain of my death

[ PIC 23/04/2013 – 08:52 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The liberated prisoner Mohamed al-Taj stated that his release from Israeli jails came after his serious health deterioration, where the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) were sure that he may die at any moment. During an exclusive interview with PIC reporter at the medical complex in Ramallah […]

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Sick prisoner Ahmed Damoni refuses to take medication

[ PIC 22/04/2013 – 09:35 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A Palestinian prisoner in Israeli occupation jails, Ahmed Damoni, has been refusing to take his medication for the past five days in protest at the prison administration’s policy of deliberate medical neglect. Mohammed, Ahmed’s brother, told Quds Press on Monday that the lawyer told them of […]

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Haniyeh: All options are open for the liberation of prisoners

[ PIC 17/04/2013 – 08:55 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said that all options are open to the resistance and the people for the liberation of the prisoners from the occupation jails. Haniyeh said during a meeting held by the Legislative Council in Gaza on the anniversary of the Palestinian Prisoner’s […]

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PA minister: Israel to allow foreign press to visit Ofer prison

Maan News Agency | April 13, 2013 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israel will allow foreign journalists to visit Ofer detention center near Ramallah on Sunday, a Palestinian Authority official said. Issa Qaraqe, PA minister of detainee affairs, said during a press conference Saturday that the unprecedented visit is an attempt to alter the truth about conditions […]

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Leena Jerboni enters her 12th year in Israeli jail suffers medical neglect by Israel

[ PIC 13/04/2013 – 04:57 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestine Prisoners Center for Studies reported that captive Leena Jerboni from the village of Arraba, in the 1948-occupied territories, will enter in few days her twelfth year in the Israeli jails. Researcher Riad al-Ashqar, Media Director of the center, noted that the captive Jerboni is considered […]

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PHR warns of disaster in Israeli jails due to medical neglect

[ PIC 13/04/2013 – 02:44 PM ] NAZARETH, (PIC)– Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) in the occupied Palestinian territories accused the Israeli medical system inside the prisons of abusing the Palestinian hunger striking prisoners and exercising pressures on them to stop their strike. The human rights organization pointed out in a report issued on Friday […]

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VIDEO | TV presenter cries on air for Palestinian prisoner

ACTION ALERT | Global action to save the life of Hunger striker Samer Issawi Emirates 24/7 | Monday, April 08, 2013 A female presenter at the Saudi MBC satellite TV channel cried on air as she read a letter sent by a Palestinian prisoner in Israel. Lujain Omran could not stop crying as she read […]

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Hamas: Israeli crimes will not break the will of Palestinians

[ PIC 07/04/2013 – 04:05 PM ] BEIRUT/ GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas condemned the arbitrary arrests targeting the Palestinian leaders and considered such procedures systematic crime against the Palestinian people. Hamas said in a press statement on Sunday that this Israeli crime will not succeed in dissuading those leaders from continuing to defend their constants and […]

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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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