Prisoners

Israeli occupation forces assault Palestinian prisoners

Israeli prison forces on Monday physically assaulted a number of Palestinian prisoners after storming their cells in Gilboa jail. According to the Palestinian Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs, special prison forces brutally beat and maltreated some prisoners during raids on their cells in Gilboa. Consequently, many prisoners protested by shouting and banging on doors and decided to reject the …

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Palestinian detainee dies in Israel prison

A Palestinian detainee held in Israel died on Sunday due to medical negligence, according to a local NGO, Anadolu reports. “Bassam al-Saysh, 47, died in the Israeli hospital of Assaf Harofeh after he was transferred from Israeli prison due to his medical condition,” the Palestinian Prisoner Society said in a statement. Al-Sayah was suffering from bone cancer, acute leukemia, and heart problems. …

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200 Palestinian prisoners suspend their hunger strike

200 Palestinian prisoners at the Rimon detention camp suspended their hunger strike, which they started on Monday, to demand the removing of carcinogenic devices in the prison, and to improve the living conditions of prisoners held in the detention center. Head of the Prisoners’ and Ex-prisoners’ Affairs Commission, Qadri Abu Bakr said that the dialogue sessions between the prisoners’ representatives …

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Prisoners start open-ended hunger strike demanding better conditions

More than 200 Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli jail of Rimon started today an open-ended hunger strike in protest against installation of jamming devices in the prison. Prisoners demanding better conditions mainly for women prisoners in nearby Damon prison, said the Detainees and Ex Detainees Commission in a press statement. It said negotiations between the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) and …

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IOF detain 25 Palestinians from West Bank

Israeli occupation forces Monday overnight detained 25 Palestinians from various parts of the occupied West Bank, said the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS). PPS confirmed in a press statement that Israeli occupation forces detained 21 Palestinians in multiple raids across Ramallah and al-Bireh district. Local sources identified nine of the detainees as residents of Kobar town, three others as residents of …

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2 Palestinian prisoners from Jenin enter 18th year in Israeli jails

Two Palestinian prisoners, from Jenin camp in the occupied West Bank, entered 18 years in Israeli jails, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). Director of PPS, Montaser Samour, said that prisoner Jamal Abu el-Haija from Jenin refugee camp, and Islam Jarar from Jenin area, entered 18 years in Israeli jail. Both prisoners were sentenced to a lifetime in jail.

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Israeli forces arrest 8 Palestinians: Prisoner Society

Israeli occupation forces detained last night and this morning eight Palestinians, including two women and a 13-year-old girl, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). It said Israeli occupation forces detained the 13-year-old girl from Qalqilya after she was stopped for inspection near a settlement and allegedly a knife was found in her possession. Israeli occupation forces also detained Hiba Ahmad …

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10 Palestinians kidnaped by IOF in W. Bank

The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) kidnaped at dawn Sunday 10 Palestinian citizens from their homes in different West Bank areas. Israeli occupation forces re-detained today a Palestinian prisoner who was just released from the Israeli prison of Naqab after serving 13 months in jail. Sabih Abu Sbeih, 21, who comes from occupied East Jerusalem, had just walked out of the …

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