Prisoners

Six Palestinians detained from Hebron, Jenin

Israeli forces Wednesday overnight detained six Palestinians from the West Bank districts of Hebron and Jenin, said the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS). PPS confirmed in a press release that Israeli forces rounded up four Palestinians from the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Security sources elaborated that a Palestinian was detained from Idhna town, west of Hebron city, another from …

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Woman among seven Palestinians detained from West Bank

Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians, including a woman, mostly during multiple overnight raids across the West Bank. Media activist in Beit Ummar Mohammad Awad said that Israeli forces detained three Palestinians, including a woman, in the town, located to the north of Hebron. Soldiers searched several houses in the town, turning them upside down and destroying some of their entrances. …

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The wounded prisoner Mu’taz Abidu continues his hunger strike

Moataz Abidu, 40, from Hebron, continued his open hunger strike since 29 May, refusing his administrative detention. The Palestinian Prisoner Club said that the detention center of the Israeli occupation forces transferred the prisoner ‘Abidu from the Negev desert detention center to the isolation of the Ohilkidar prison. Abidu suffers from an injury sustained in 2011. He was severely injured …

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Prisoner Awiwi halts 69-day hunger strike

Palestinian prisoner Hasan al-Awiwi has suspended his hunger strike, which he started 69 days ago in protest at his administrative detention, following an Israeli pledge to release him within months. According to the Palestinian Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs, officials from the Israeli prison service and the intelligence reached a deal with hunger-striking prisoner Hasan al-Awiwi. The jailers agreed …

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Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission: ‘Crimes against our captives take an unprecedented and dangerous detour’

Major General Qadri Abu Bakr, chairman of the Prisoners Affairs Commission, has condemned the repeated crimes committed by Israel against Palestinian captives, which he says have taken “a very dangerous and unprecedented detour” designed to quash their patriotism and humanity, as well as complicate their daily lives in prison. Abu Bakr said in a statement yesterday that Israel is mobilising all its capacities …

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Israeli Occupation Forces detain Palestinian woman at Allenby bridge

Israeli Occupation Forces arrested today a Palestinian woman at Allenby Bridge border crossing, on Palestine-Jordan border, while she was coming back home from Jordan. The family of Lana Faisal Nazzal, who comes from the town of Qabatiya in the occupied West Bank, said she was arrested by Israeli occupation forces at the crossing without informing her of any reasons for …

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Palestinian detainee ends 25-day hunger strike in Israeli prison

The Palestinian prisoner Salim al-Rjoub on Saturday suspended his hunger strike which lasted for 25 days in protest at his administrative detention, the Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs Commission said. Al-Rjoub, 48, a resident of al-Khalil, had served a total of 8 years in Israeli jails. On Saturday he reached an agreement with the Israel Prison Service to end his …

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Palestinian Prisoners on 37th day of hunger strike in Israeli jails

The Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails Ouda al-Horoub and Hasan al-Awiwi have been on hunger strike for 37 consecutive days in protest at their detention without charge or trial. The Palestinian Prisoner Society said that the Israeli Prison Service has transferred the detainees to several prisons in the past days despite their worsening health condition in an attempt to pressure …

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Israeli forces detain 16 Palestinians from the West Bank, including minors

Israeli occupation forces Thursday detained 16 Palestinians, including minors, from several areas in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). It said soldiers detained a 15-year-old minor from Hizma, northeast of Jerusalem, in addition to four young Palestinians from Nablus in the north of the West Bank. Soldiers also detained two people from Jenin and one …

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