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Father of the prisoner “Mays Abu Ghosh”: Our daughter is subjected to torture in Israeli occupation prisons.

The Palestinian student Mais Abu Ghoush (20 years), arrested in August 2019 for her non-violent political and social activities, was tortured by this position at al-Mascobiyya interrogation center. In his latest family visit, Mais’ father said he couldn’t recognize his daughter’s face. She couldn’t explain the type of torture she’s exposed to because her life would be at risk if …

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Asra Media: IPS transferred Eshel prisoners to another jail

Asra Media Office said that the occupation Israeli prison service (IPS) had transferred all Palestinian prisoners from section 10 in Eshel jail to sections 1 and 4 in Nafha jail, with no reason. According to Asra Media, 128 prisoners were transferred from Eshel to Nafha jail as part of the systematic suppression policy pursued by the IPS and its jailers …

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Israeli occupation forces detain 22 Palestinians in West Bank raids

Israeli occupation forces today detained 22 Palestinians and assaulted others across the occupied West Bank, said the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). It said in a press statement that eight Palestinians were rounded up in multiple raids across the southern West Bank district of Hebron. Three of the eight detainees were identified as residents of Beit Kahel town, northwest of Hebron, …

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Just 7 Gazans allowed to visit relatives in an Israeli jail

The Israeli occupation army on Monday morning allowed a few Palestinian citizens from the Gaza Strip to visit their relatives in Beersheba prison. Local sources told said that seven members of families were allowed to travel through the Beit Hanoun (Erez) border crossing to visit their relatives in Beersheba jail. Every once in a while, the Israeli occupation authority allows, …

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Palestinian prisoners to begin open hunger strike in Israeli Ashkelon Prison

Palestinian prisoners in the Israeli Ashkelon Prison announced on Tuesday their intention to go on an open-ended hunger strike in protest against escalating repressive measures by the prison administration. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Club said 33 prisoners will go on an open-ended hunger strike from Wednesday. According to the Club, the prison administration has carried out a new repressive measure against …

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Jordan asks Israel to hand over Abu Diak’s body

Jordan has called on the Israeli occupation to hand over the body of the Palestinian detainee Sami Abu Diak who died of medical negligence at an Israeli prison on Tuesday. According to Israeli media sources, the Jordanian Embassy in Israel has filed a request asking Israel to hand over Abu Diak’s body to his family in Jordan for burial. The …

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Palestinians hold Israel responsible for cancer patient’s death

The Palestinian presidency has held Israel responsible for the death of Palestinian prisoner and cancer patient Sami Abu Diak yesterday. In a statement published on the Palestinian official news agency Wafa that Abu Diak died because of “deliberate medical negligence” by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS). The Fatah movement also blamed the Israeli government for Abu Diak’s death which it …

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3 children among 23 Palestinians Israel detained in Jerusalem, West Bank raids

Israeli occupation forces detained today 23 Palestinians, including three children, from occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank, said the Palestine Prisoner Society (PPS). It said Israeli occupation forces raided the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Issawiyeh in the dead of the night, breaking into homes and detaining at least 10 Palestinians, including a child. Over the last several months, Issawiyeh, a …

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