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What fate awaits the rearrested Palestinian prisoners? News Roundup
Zena Al Tahhan, Al Jazeera

What fate awaits the rearrested Palestinian prisoners?

Lawyers say prisoners likely to face additional years on their initial sentences as well as harsh punitive measures.

about 1 week ago
PPS: Israel bans family visit for Palestinian prisoners News Roundup
WAFA News Agency

PPS: Israel bans family visit for Palestinian prisoners

Israel has banned family visits for Palestinian prisoners until the end of the month, according to the Palestine Prisoner’s Society (PPS).

about 2 weeks ago
Israel lashes out against Palestinian prisoners after Gilboa Prison breakout, arrests family News Roundup
The New Arab

Israel lashes out against Palestinian prisoners after Gilboa Prison breakout, arrests family

Israel is reportedly denying prisoners food and access to outside space follow a daring escape by six Palestinian men from Gilboa Prison on Monday.

about 2 weeks ago
Israel arrests family members of Palestinian jail escapees News Roundup
Agence France-Presse

Israel arrests family members of Palestinian jail escapees

Israeli troops have arrested at least five family members in the occupied West Bank of the Palestinians who escaped from a high-security jail this week, a Palestinian prisoners' group said Wednesday.

about 2 weeks ago
Arna’s Children Film
Juliano Mer-Khamis

Arna’s Children

Zakaria Zubeidi, one of the imprisoned Palestinians who escaped this week, was featured in the documentary Arna's Children when he was a boy. The film, available here, showcases the grim reality of children’s life under Israeli occupation.

about 2 weeks ago
West Bank: Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian man near Ramallah News Roundup
Middle East Eye

West Bank: Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian man near Ramallah

39-year-old killed after returning from work in Israel, village residents say

about 3 weeks ago
Gaza: Disabled or dead, many young victims of Israeli strikes won’t return to school News Roundup
Maha Hussaini, Middle East Eye

Gaza: Disabled or dead, many young victims of Israeli strikes won’t return to school

Among the hundreds of Palestinian children injured in Israel's May campaign on Gaza, many now face a life without education and few prospects

about 3 weeks ago
‘I thought I would die’: Settlers abduct, brutally attack Palestinian teen News Roundup
Oren Ziv, Ahmad Al-Bazz, +972 Magazine

‘I thought I would die’: Settlers abduct, brutally attack Palestinian teen

15-year-old Tareq Zbeideh describes how he was kidnapped, tied, and beaten by settlers while picnicking with his friends near a settlement outpost.

about 3 weeks ago
Israeli Soldiers Arrest Seven Journalists Covering Non-violent West Bank Protest News Roundup
Hagar Shezaf, Haaretz

Israeli Soldiers Arrest Seven Journalists Covering Non-violent West Bank Protest

The Palestinian journalists were handcuffed and interrogated after covering a protest at a closed military zone. According to the Israeli military's own regulations, journalists are allowed in such areas

about 3 weeks ago