Tag Archives: POW

#GazaUnderAttack | Ministry Of Detainees Publishes Names Of 26 Palestinians Kidnapped In Gaza

 Wednesday August 13, 2014 03:31 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News The Palestinian Ministry of Detainee and Ex-Detainees stated that its legal units managed, a few days ago, to obtain a list containing the names of 26 Palestinians kidnapped by the Israeli army, along with several others, during the Israeli invasion and its aggression on […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israelis ‘Withholding Information’ on Gaza POWs

  Thursday August 07, 2014 06:03 by Chris Carlson – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group Minister of Prisoner’s Affairs Shawqi al-Ayasa has stated that no information has been received concerning a number of Palestinians detained in Gaza over the course of Israel’s offensive on the region. Israeli soldiers hold Palestinians in […]

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#PalHunger | Mishaal: exchange deals is the way to liberate the prisoners

[ PIC 09/12/2012 – 10:45 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The head of the political bureau of Hamas, Khaled Mishaal, pledged to release the Palestinian prisoners from Israeli occupation jails through capturing Israeli soldiers and implementing prisoners’ exchange deals. This came in a speech delivered by Mishaal, on Sunday, during his meeting with dozens of families […]

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#StopAD | Palestinian prisoners seeking to win POW status

[ PIC 04/12/2012 – 09:58 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails have launched a campaign to win recognition as prisoners of war after Palestine was admitted as a non-member observer at the UN. The prisoners in a statement published on Tuesday demanded their treatment as POWs and as freedom fighters, who […]

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Abu Seir: The capture of soldiers is the magical solution to free our prisoners | استدراج الأغبياء

[ PIC 11/10/2012 – 01:48 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian ex-detainee Samer Abu Seir said the last prisoner swap deal proved that the resistance option and the capture of Israeli soldiers are the magical solution for the liberation of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails. Abu Seir, who was among the detainees released as part of […]

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#PalHunger | UK rights group calls for recognizing Palestinian detainees as POWs

[ PIC 15/05/2012 – 03:13 PM ] LONDON, (PIC)– The Arab Organization for Human Rights in Britain (AOHR) urged the international community to recognize the Palestinian detainees in Israeli jails as prisoners of war. In a press release on Tuesday, the organization also called for binding Israel to respect the rights of Palestinian prisoners as […]

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Ibrahim Hamed and Hasan Salama join mass hunger strike

Related: Palestinian Prisoners – Special Topic | Prisoners – Category [ 01/10/2011 – 04:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Commander of Al-Qassam Brigades’ West Bank division Ibrahim Hamed and prisoner representative Hassan Salama have joined a hunger strike declared in most of the Israeli prisons amid demands for humanitarian conditions. Palestinian captives in most Israeli prisons […]

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Israeli Military Asks Palestinian Detainee to Pay for Own Surgery

PNN – Palestine News Network -26.05.11 – 13:44  Jerusalem – PNN – The Palestinian detainees and ex-detainees society announced on Thursday that the Israeli military prison administration has asked Ahmed Assofor to pay the expenses of a surgery he needs. Israeli Military Detention Center Assofor was arrested on Nov. 24, 2009 as he was leaving […]

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Israel Isolates Palestinian Demanding to be Treated as ‘Prisoner of War’

RAMALLAH, April 21, 2011 (WAFA) – Ministry of Detainees and Ex-detainees’ Affairs Thursday said in press release, that Nafha prison administration isolated a Palestinian prisoner in solitary confinement after he demanded to be treated as a ‘prisoner of war’. Mohammad al-Hattab, who was arrested in 2003, announced his complete refusal to be dealt with except as […]

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Report: 1,600 prisoners have fallen ill due to denied proper medical care

PCDD CALLS FOR BOOSTED RELEASE EFFORTS ON PALESTINIAN PRISONER DAY [ 17/04/2011 – 10:10 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian center to defend detainees has called for increased efforts to help release Palestinians held in Israeli jails marking Palestinian Prisoner Day on April 17. The rights group confirmed that the Israeli occupation government continues to […]

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Prisoners go on hunger strike to mark Palestinian Prisoner Day

[ 16/04/2011 – 05:06 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinians held in Israeli prisons have decided to go on hunger strike on Sunday as a warning before going on an open ended hunger strike soon in order to have their demands met for an end to isolation and medical neglect, the Gaza ministry of prisoner affairs […]

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Haneyya: Shalit’s captors will not fail POW families

[ 16/04/2011 – 04:16 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneyya has said that the resistance factions who have captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit will not fail the families of Palestinians held in Israel prisons. ”We are at the pinnacle. We must continue with our demands, certain that the resistance will not fail […]

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Geneva Palestinian POW conference names 2011 the year of women

[ 12/03/2011 – 03:59 PM ]   GENEVA, (PIC)– The Palestinian POW conference held in the UN’s Geneva headquarters has a approved a plan to make 2011 ”the year of the captive Palestinian women.” More ambitious plans were announced as the conference staged by the European Network to Support the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners (Ufree) […]

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European rights groups to hold Friday Palestinian POW talks at UN in Geneva

[ 09/03/2011 – 06:19 PM ]   GENEVA, (PIC)– The first International Conference for the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners and Detainees will be held this Friday and Saturday at the UN headquarters in Geneva. The conference dubbed ”Working for Justice” was organized by the Oslo-based European Network to Support the Rights of Palestinian Prisoners and […]

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UN International Meeting on Question of Palestine, in Outcome Text, Stresses Need to ‘Internationalize’ Issue of Palestinian Political Prisoners

Source: United Nations General Assembly Date: 08 Mar 2011 GA/PAL/1187 Exploring Link between Prisoners and Status of Political Process, Meeting Told Emphasis on Security Disadvantages Palestinians (Received from a UN Information Officer.) VIENNA, 8 March — The notion that delivering security would ultimately yield a Palestinian State actually excluded Palestinians from the political process, the […]

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