Tag Archives: winter

4,600 prisoners face the cold wave without protection

[ PIC 09/01/2013 – 06:30 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Center for Prisoners’ Studies confirmed that 4,600 Palestinian prisoners in nearly 20 Israeli prisons are facing the present cold wave without protection under harsh prison conditions. Liberated prisoner Rafat Hamdouna, the director of the Center, stated in a press statement on Wednesday, that prisoners […]

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VIDEO | Gazans struggle to cope with cold winter

Published on Jan 8, 2013 Cooking and heating gas distribution stations in the blockaded Gaza Strip were forced to minimize their operation due to a shortage in propane gas. In past months, Israel has been allowing less than a hundred tons of gas in per day, while Gaza needs at least two hundred and fifty […]

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Waed: Israel continues to prevent winter clothing for prisoners

[ PIC 06/01/2013 – 09:23 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Waed association for the support of Palestinian prisoners confirmed that the Israeli authorities still prevents the basic requirements for the prisoners in the Israeli prisons and foremost their own winter clothing and for the sixth year in a row in flagrant violation of the prisoners’ rights. […]

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Sabra Camp Braces for Winter Floods

Sabra residents and street vendors call the yearly flood caused by heavy winter rains ‘the river.’ Sabra is geographically lower than its surrounding areas, making it a perennial location of flooding. (Photo: al-Akhbar) By: Alaa al-Ali | | Al Akhbar English | October 3, 2011 Yearly floods plague residents of the Sabra Palestinian refugee camp […]

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Prisoners Club: Etzion Prison Staff Makes Detainees Stand Outside in Underwear in Winter and calls it “Common Punishment”

10.03.11 – 15:55| PNN – Palestine News Network Ramallah – PNN – The Palestinian Prisoners Club said on Thursday that it was a common punishment in Etzion military prison in the southern West Bank for prison staffers to make prisoners stand outside in their underwear in the winter. (PNN Archive) Jaclyn Fararjeh,a lawyer working with […]

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IOF troops storm Negev prison, confiscate captives’ winter clothes

[ 24/12/2010 – 11:03 AM ]   Gaza, (PIC)– The National Supreme Committee for supporting Palestinian captives in Israeli jails said on Thursday that the Israeli occupation troops stormed the Negev desert jail and wreaked havoc on it before confiscating coats and winter clothes of Palestinian captives there. Riyadh Al-Ashqar, the information officer of the […]

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