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In a more positive Israeli-Palestinian political context, one could envision a Palestinian move to differentiate between payments to "heavy" security prisoners with blood on their hands, as Israel calls them, and the genuine political prisoners, orphans, and the like that Abbas speaks of. Yet this is far from ...
Every year, Palestinians mark the annual Prisoner's Day on April 17. Activities and events called for by the Prisoners and ex-Prisoners Affairs Committee and other Palestinian grass roots organisations were held this year, too, to express support to thousands of Palestinians held in Israeli jails. In 1974, ...
For Israel and almost all Israelis, the political prisoner--no matter who she or he is--is a terrorist, a person for whom there is no sympathy and certainly no solidarity. Because the Israeli military and police increasingly use a take-no-prisoners approach to lethal force during clashes, Palestinians who ...
... one prisoner and another," said Hamdallah. His remarks were made at the weekly meeting of the Palestinian consensus government in Ramallah. He said that the next step is to work on releasing all the prisoners from Israeli jails without conditions. A statement issued after the cabinet meeting held ... prisoners of war

He reiterated that he was proud of the soldiers defending Israel this way, and that he hopes the video sends “a clearer message to the other side.” Arab MK Jamal Zahalka of the Joint List said: “Israeli snipers killed unarmed Palestinian protesters in cold blood who were participating in a non-violent protest. prisoners of war
A Palestinian civilian was shot dead by Israeli settlers and a Palestinian prisoner succumbed to his wounds in the West Bank. ... on 07, 08, 09, 10 and 11 April 2018, Israeli forces stationed along the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel opened fire at the agrictural areas and shepherds 10 times. prisoners of war
There are more than 20,000 prisoners and detainees in Israel. Just 1% of them are women, and they're all housed at a single prison — Neve Tirza. Located in the central Israeli town of Ramla, about 15 miles southeast of Tel Aviv, Neve Tirza is home for just over 200 female inmates. Opened in 1968, Neve Tirza is the only ... prisoners of war
According to Palestinian Media Watch, the P.A. budget for the Commission of Prisoner Affairs, which pays the salaries of terrorist prisoners and released ... as he directly funds hundreds of millions of dollars to terrorists with blood on their hands,” said Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. prisoners of war
The Palestinian Authority (PA) has resumed direct payments to Palestinian "security prisoners" in Israel and the families of those who have carried out ... $197 million was allocated for families of those who were killed or wounded by Israeli forces, including while carrying out acts of terror, the NGO said. prisoners of war
Meanwhile, a number of significant dates are likely to contribute to more protests: the upcoming Passover holiday, the move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Palestinian Prisoners' Day and Israel 70th Independence Day. And it's not just Gaza. In the West Bank and Jerusalem, one Israeli ... prisoners of war
Prisoners must not be denied parole because they don't have enough money to compensate their victims, the Supreme Court ruled in a precedent-setting decision on Tuesday. The 2-1 ruling said that if a prisoner meets the other criteria for early release, his parole cannot be conditioned on compensation ... prisoners of war
There are 3,000 prisoners in Israeli jails who are being incarcerated for the first time and who have been sentenced to no more than two years. They represent less than a quarter of the country's prison population. Prisoners requesting a pardon on grounds of poor health will be able to do so during a ... prisoners of war
The head of the Palestinian Detainees' Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported, Monday, that a former political prisoner, who suffered with cancer while held by Israel and was denied essential treatment, died at an Israeli medical center. Qaraqe said the former detainee, Hasan Shawamra, 48, from Doura ... prisoners of war
The head of Israel's Public Defense has ordered all public defenders to argue in court that no one should be sent to an incarceration facility until the facilities meet the minimal standards set by the High Court of Justice. The court had ordered the state to ensure that all prisoners and detainees have at least ... prisoners of war
Senior officials of the Prison Service are said to be warning that the implementation of a court decision to expand the living space of prisoners will seriously harm prisoners and the Prison Service. The courts called for granting each prisoner three square meters of living space. The High Court of Justice ... prisoners of war

“When it comes to kibbutz galuyot, ingathering the exiles, this prize also goes to Avital and to all the Aliyah activists and Prisoners of Zion in the Soviet Union who fought valiantly for the right to immigrate to Israel. It also goes to the entire Jewish people, which supported the refuseniks' struggle for freedom. prisoners of war
Palestinian prisoners who committed acts of terror are undertaking academic studies while serving their sentences, undermining the Israeli government. ... Regardless of the substantial alleged number of terrorist prisoner students, the Israeli Prison Service rejected the claim and responded to PMW that in ... prisoners of war
Regardless of the substantial alleged number of terrorist prisoner students, the Israeli Prison Service rejected the claim and responded to PMW that in accordance with the decision of the government “security prisoners are not allowed to undertake academic studies.” Notwithstanding this response, director ... prisoners of war
The military parole board on Monday ordered the so-called 'Hebron shooter' Elor Azaria's to be released after serving two-thirds of his sentence, the standard for prisoners with good behavior. He is slated to be released on May 10, 2018. Last week, the Israeli military prosecution opposes parole for Azaria, ... prisoners of war
“Just yesterday they said that the court is responsible for security incidents but here we're saying that every prisoner should have a living space of three square meters, we weren't talking about security prisoners. There is almost no country in the world subject to international standards where it's less than ... prisoners of war
The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Adalah, issued a statement Tuesday contending that Israeli prison authorities have refused to ... IPS orders specify that “a prisoner shall be held in appropriate conditions that do not harm his health or dignity” and that prisoners have a right to “a bed, ... prisoners of war
Israeli prisoners who have served their term behind bars and were slated to be released are still in prison because the Israel Prison Service has decided it ... and instructed the parole board to meet within one week, after an urgent petition was filed by a prisoner who was supposed to be released already. prisoners of war
An autopsy performed in an Israeli forensic institute and attended by a Palestinian pathologist revealed that the 35-year-old was shot in the lower abdomen with a live bullet, which caused internal bleeding before exiting from his back, the Palestinian Prisoner Society said. It also revealed fractures in the ... prisoners of war
Eldar even cites a supposedly former Palestinian prisoner who told Al-Monitor that, while in prison, “we learned how the democratic election process works in Israel. The prisoners adopted the system in order to elect their leadership in a totally democratic fashion, while ensuring freedom of choice.”. prisoners of war
Francesco Lotoro, a music teacher, composer and pianist, tracked down thousands of songs, symphonies and even operas composed in Nazi concentration, forced labour and prisoner of war camps in Germany and elsewhere before and during the second world war. Lotoro's search for the lost music ... prisoners of war
The PA also asked doctors to worsen the conditions of the prisoners, such as injecting urine into the prisoners' blood veins. ... “feelings of anger and pain,” but explained that they could not help because they “represent victims of violations when they are harmed by Israeli authorities or Israeli citizens.”. prisoners of war
It highlighted the case of 39-year-old Mohamed Abrash who underwent a partial foot amputation, and who a doctor had notified would need further surgery. The Palestinians from the Al-Am'ary Refugee Camp in Ramallah has lost his sight and hearing while in Israeli custody. Arrested in 2003, he is serving ... prisoners of war
The boycott started on 15 February, and will last, prisoners say, until Israel ends its practice of administrative detention – the widespread Israeli practice of imprisonment without charge or trial that can be renewed indefinitely and which is rooted in British colonial practices. “The Israeli military court and laws ... prisoners of war
Palestinian prisoners held in Israel's Etzion Prison have been given only one very small meal and one blanket each during the cold winter months, a report by the PLO's Committee of ... The Palestinians from the Al-Am'ary Refugee Camp in Ramallah has lost his sight and hearing while in Israeli custody. prisoners of war
Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails announced yesterday an open-ended boycott of Israeli courts which specialise in administrative detention cases, Quds Press reported. In a statement, the prisoners said the boycott is the “cornerstone of a confrontation against an oppressive policy”. They added: ... prisoners of war
Hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons without charge or trial have launched an open-ended boycott of Israel's military courts. In a joint statement announcing Thursday's move, 450 people jailed under Israel's controversial practice of administrative detention said their decision had been taken ... prisoners of war
Many of the 500 Palestinians being held without charge in Israel are rejecting their "day in court," which they claim is only used as a platform for Israeli ... RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The annual Palestinian Prisoners' Day observed April 17 focused on a boycott of Israeli courts by Palestinians whose lives ...
Under the Egyptian proposal, Hamas would repatriate the bodies of Lt. Hadar Goldin and Staff Sgt. Oron Shaul, two Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza in 2014 ... for information on the three civilians and the return of the soldiers' remains, Israel would release several dozen Palestinian prisoners - mostly ...
“During his time as US Ambassador to Israel, he has worked tirelessly to advocate and legitimize Israeli violations while dehumanizing Palestinians, ... that in parallel, Lieberman attacked President Abbas and the Palestinian people for the payments made to the families of Palestinian prisoners and martyrs.
Amnesty International described Amira as a “Palestinian prisoner of conscience”, whose treatment constitutes “a blatant and appalling attempt to intimidate those who peacefully protest against Israel's occupation”, and urged Israeli authorities “immediately release” him. “By sentencing Munther Amira to six ...
RAMALLAH, April 14, 2018 (WAFA) – Issa Qaraqe, head of the prisoners' commission, urged on Saturday wide spread support for the boycott of Palestinians held by Israel in administrative detention of the Israeli courts. The detainees decided two months ago to boycott all Israeli courts for their failure to ...
JENIN, April 12, 2018 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces on Thursday notified the family of Ahmad Jamal Qunbu, a prisoner from Jenin city in the northern West Bank, about their intention to demolish their home in retaliation for their son's alleged partaking in the killing of an Israeli settlers earlier this year.
PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death of Palestinian Prisoner Mohammed 'Anbar in Israeli Prisons ... impartial investigation into the circumstances of his injury, arrest and death and reveal the powers granted for the private security companies working for Israel, particularly since many Palestinian civilians ...
Israeli military occupation authorities on Monday renewed for four months the detention of Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri. Hamouri, who works with the prisoners rights group Addameer, has been held in “administrative detention” since Israeli forces detained him last August.
Eldar even cites a supposedly former Palestinian prisoner who told Al Monitor that, while in prison, “we learned how the democratic election process works in Israel. The prisoners adopted the system in order to elect their leadership in a totally democratic fashion, while ensuring freedom of choice”.
“Salah Hammouri's detention is another outrageous example of Israel's extensive use of administrative detention. Its use has been steadily ... Israeli authorities formerly imprisoned Salah Hammouri for seven years, and released him as part of a prisoner exchange deal in 2011. The Israeli authorities ...
Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails announced yesterday an open-ended boycott of Israeli courts which specialise in administrative detention cases, Quds Press reported. In a statement, the prisoners said the boycott is the “cornerstone of a confrontation against an oppressive policy”. They added: ...
Hundreds of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons without charge or trial have launched an open-ended boycott of Israel's military courts. In a joint statement announcing Thursday's move, 450 people jailed under Israel's controversial practice of administrative detention said their decision had been taken ...
A boy holds a picture of Palestinian prisoner Israa Jabees during a rally calling on Israel to release her, in the West Bank city of Hebron, Jan. ... Israel's Akka reported the commission paid 550 million Israeli shekels ($161 million) to the families of prisoners and released detainees in 2017, and the families of ...
Israeli occupation forces have a policy of deliberately maiming and disabling Palestinian youths who resist their frequent invasions of Dheisheh refugee camp. Many others are arrested. Al-Bilawi is currently thought to be the youngest Palestinian prisoner held by Israel, according to Shehab News Agency.
Then-Hamas leader Mahmoud Zahar embraces released prisoner at the Rafah border crossing in Gaza, Oct. 18, 2011. ... Three other released terrorists are currently running anti-Israeli activities in Judea and Samaria, which have the added “benefit” of damaging the regime of the Palestinian Authority (PA) ...
In theory, military courts in Israel are also entitled to issue death sentences against Palestinians for the murder of Israeli citizens in the West Bank. Such procedures must ... This view is supported by Addameer, an association that works for the rights and support of Palestinian prisoners. This text perpetuates ...


 

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