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MP Attoun: Israel’s violations against prisoners escalated

Palestinian lawmaker Ahmed Attoun, an exile from Occupied Jerusalem, has said that Israel’s aggressive practices and measures against the Palestinian prisoners in its jails have escalated unprecedentedly in recent times. In press remarks, Attoun described the arbitrary laws and measures pursued against the Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails as “blatant violations of international law and …


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 …


Palestinian prisoner from Jenin enters 18 years in Israeli jails

Palestinian prisoner Eyad Natheer Ersan, from Jenin’s refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, entered his 18th year in Israeli jails, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). Director of PPS, Montaser Samour, said Ersan, who was detained in 2001 and was sentenced to 24 years in jail, entered today 18 years in Israeli jails, where …


Committee: Health of hunger-striking prisoners continues to deteriorate

The health condition of five Palestinian prisoners, held in administrative detention by Israeli authorities, are deteriorating and require effective procedures to save their lives, according to the Prisoners and Former Prisoners’ Affairs Committee. The committee confirmed in a statement, on Sunday, that Hussam Ruzzi, Muhammad Tabanja, Khaled Farraj, Hassan Eweiwi, and Odeh Haroub commenced an …


Health conditions of hunger-striking detainees deteriorate

The health conditions of five Palestinian administrative detainees in Israeli prisons are deteriorating and requires effective procedures to save their lives, said the Palestinian Authority’s Detainees Affairs Commission. The Commission said Husam Ruzzi, Mohammad Tabanja, Khaled Farraj, Hasan Ewewi and Odeh Hroub have been on hunger strike for several days in protest of their illegal …


Over 500 Palestinians detained in January, including 89 children

Israel detained 509 Palestinians in January from occupied Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza Strip, including 89 children and eight women, according to Palestinian prisoners rights groups. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), the Palestinian Prisoners and Former Prisoners’ Affairs Committee, and Addameer said in a joint statement that the Israeli authorities detained 102 Palestinians from …


Arab League slams Israel’s “preplanned murder” of Palestinian inmate

The League of Arab States has condemned Israel’s preplanned medical neglect against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Dr Saeed Abu Ali, Arab League Assistant Secretary General for Palestinian and Occupied Arab Territories Affairs, held the Israeli occupation accountable for the death of prisoner Faris Baroud, dubbing it a new crime against Palestinian detainees. Abu Ali …