Tagged: Prison

How Israeli doctors enable the Shin Bet’s torture industry Op-Eds & Analysis
Ruchama Marton, +972 Magazine

How Israeli doctors enable the Shin Bet’s torture industry

From approving brutal interrogation techniques to writing false medical reports, "as a doctor and founder of Physicians for Human Rights – Israel, I have always been troubled by how Israeli doctors cooperate with and enable Israel’s torture industry."

about 2 weeks ago
Addameer’s lawyer visit hunger strike detainee Hiba Al-Labady News & Analysis
Addameer

Addameer’s lawyer visit hunger strike detainee Hiba Al-Labady

Palestinian prisoner Hiba al-Labady was finally granted access to her lawyer after enduring weeks of interrogation-each session often lasting up 17 hours at a time- in an Israeli prison cell.

about 2 weeks ago
Inside Israeli Prisons Infographics
IMEU

Inside Israeli Prisons

Samir Arbeed is one of thousands of Palestinians locked up in Israeli prisons. Palestinian prisoners have to endure torture, denial of family visits and inadequate medical care.

about 3 weeks ago
Expert Q&A: On the Latest Hunger Strike by Palestinian Political Prisoners Q&As
IMEU

Expert Q&A: On the Latest Hunger Strike by Palestinian Political Prisoners

Regarding the ongoing hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, which is now in its fourth week, the IMEU offers the following expert Q&A with Qadura Fares, Director of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club.

on May 15, 2017
Israel Mulls Bringing in Foreign Doctors to Force-feed Palestinian Hunger Strikers News Roundup
Haaretz

Israel Mulls Bringing in Foreign Doctors to Force-feed Palestinian Hunger Strikers

The Israel Prisons Service is considering bringing foreign doctors to help force-feed hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners because the Israel Medical Association has refused to allow its members to participate in such actions...

on May 8, 2017
Hunger Strikes Highlight Isolation of Palestinian Prisoners News Roundup
Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch

Hunger Strikes Highlight Isolation of Palestinian Prisoners

On April 16, more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners began a hunger strike. Their primary demands include more frequent and lengthy family visits, better prison conditions such as improved medical care, and an end to solitary confinement and administrative detention – detention without charge or trial.

on May 2, 2017
International Community Urged to Stand With Palestinian Political Prisoners Hunger Striking in… Op-Eds & Analysis
Hiba Zayadin, Muftah

International Community Urged to Stand With Palestinian Political Prisoners Hunger Striking in…

In Israeli prisons today, over 6300 Palestinian political prisoners languish in horrible conditions. For the most part, they spend years, in near oblivion, enduring administrative detention, farce trials, solitary confinement...

on April 19, 2017
Palestinian Wins Berlinale Award With Documentary on Israeli Prison News Roundup
DPA and Nirit Anderman, Haaretz

Palestinian Wins Berlinale Award With Documentary on Israeli Prison

Palestinian filmmaker Raed Andoni won Saturday the Berlinale's first-ever Silver Bear for best documentary for "Istiyad Ashbah" ("Ghost Hunting"), in which former inmates reenact events...

on February 18, 2017
21 Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Prisons News Roundup
Ali Abunimah, Electronic Intifada

21 Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Prisons

The number of Palestinian journalists in Israeli prisons has risen to 21. This includes eight media workers arrested since the start of this year, prisoners rights group Addameer said on Monday. Among them are Addameer’s own media coordinator Hassan Safadi and Omar Nazzal, a member of the general secretariat of the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate.

on June 20, 2016
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