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According to prisoner support and human rights association Addameer, there are 6,119 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons; 450 are ... Since Israel began its military occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip in 1967, the colonial settler state has arrested more than 800,000 Palestinians, a fifth ...
His report of the number of Palestinians in prison in Israel is directly contradicted by statistics published by Betselem, the Palestinian 'human rights' organisation. Their November 2017 report indicated that around 5,900 Palestinians were held in Israeli prisons, less than half the number provided by Mr ...

Israeli ministers Sunday greenlighted a bill allowing the country to withhold tax monies it collects for the Palestinian Authority by the same amount as stipends that the PA pays to ex-prisoners in Israeli jails and families of Palestinians who were killed in clashes with the Israeli forces. The far-right Defence ...
The Israeli Defence Ministry has proposed a bill that would see Israel deduct money from the Palestinian Authority (PA) in protest of the payments ... affected by Palestinian resistance attacks, to finance projects that arrest and detain Palestinians deemed suspicious and improve security by boosting civil ...

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. ... If passed, the law would pose an economic threat to the families of more than 6,500 prisoners in Israeli jails and a similar number of Palestinians who have died or ...
The law, which needs to pass three readings at the Israeli Knesset before it becomes law, will see Israel deduct the equivalent amount that the PA pays to the families of those who lost their lives during attacks against Israelis and families of Palestinian prisoners serving time in Israeli jails, from the taxes it ...
Bethlehem -- Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli prisons under administrative detention -- Israel's widely condemned policy of detention without charge or trial -- launched an open-ended boycott of Israeli courts on Thursday. The 450 administrative detainees released a joint ...
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 ... The prisoners also urged the Palestinian Authority to take the issue of administrative detention to the International Criminal Court (ICC) "as soon as possible".
Palestinians protestors hold national flags during protest in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. (Photo: AP).
UN Urges Israel and Palestinians to Solve Gaza Crisis, Israel Adds ... Gaza with payments for electricity supplies, released prisoners and salaries of PA ... Israeli and Palestinian media repeatedly reported that Hamas is in fact ...
... Kushner to the Middle East in order to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. ... the Authority halt its payments to Palestinian prisoners and their families. ... of Palestinians who are killed by Israel or imprisoned in Israeli jails.
Israeli forces arrested some 1,268 Palestinians in the occupied ... including the Ramallah-based Addameer prisoner rights group and ... Amina al-Taweel, spokesperson for the Hebron-based Palestinian prisoners Center for ...
More than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails are sick as a result of the continuous Israeli policy of mistreatment, Shehab News ...
A Palestinian stabbed an Israeli man as he worked at a supermarket ... During that same period, Israeli forces have killed more than 256 Palestinians. ... Palestinian prisoners held by Israel for carrying out attacks or other ...
The Palestinian prisoner Society said in a statement that the occupation forces raided the towns of Bethlehem, Nablus, Salfit and Jenin and arrested the16 citizens in what has become an almost daily campaign against the Palestinians in the occupied ...

Hamas, the Palestinian political-military organization that rules in Gaza surrounded by Israel Defense Forces, has elected a new leader, Yahya Sinwar, in the place of Ismail Haniya, in power since 2005.
Palestinian officials on Sunday called for a boycott of Israeli military courts after a Palestinian freed in a 2011 prisoner exchange was rearrested and sent back to prison for life. Speaking in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Ramallah ...
Ramallah, Feb 26 (KUNA) -- Issa Qaraqe', head of the Palestinian Authority for released prisoners' affairs, on Sunday urged Palestinians to "boycott" the ...
HEBRON/GENEVA/Jerusalem: Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli soldiers on Friday in the West Bank city of Hebron on the anniversary of a 1994 massacre carried out by a far-right Jewish settler.
Andoni was arrested in 1985. Since then, many Palestinians have been arrested and repressed, especially after the 1987 Palestinian protests that introduced to the world a new term, "intifada." Andoni spent a year in various Israeli jails, but the ...
Al-Barghouthi, from Kobar town in Ramallah, is one of the longest serving Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails; he has spent 36 years in Israeli prison, 34 of them consecutive. He was arrested on April 4, 1978 after carrying out a commando operation ...
He was detained on 2 January after he was accused of throwing stones at Israeli soldiers near the Ofer military checkpoint west of Ramallah in the central occupied West Bank.
A Palestinian man was on his way to a chemotherapy session when he was shot by Israeli soldiers last November, his family told an Israeli journalist this week. Muhammad Amar Jallad was being treated for Hodgkin's lymphoma, his family told Haaretz ...
Two Palestinian prisoners have reportedly gone on hunger strike at Israeli jails in the occupied territories to protest against the Tel Aviv regime's practice of administrative detention.
And vice versa: Sinwar spent 22 years in an Israeli prison and was released in the Gilad Shalit prisoner exchange deal in the fall of 2011.
There is no potential international deal as coveted by peacemakers, Nobel Peace Prize winners and elder statesman than an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. Good men and women have worked tirelessly to ... And if we are going to be ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Wednesday at dawn, at least twenty Palestinians from their homes, after invading and violently searching them, in different parts of the West Bank, and confiscated fifteen Palestinian cars. The Palestinian prisoners ...
Nine Palestinians including a 15-year-old boy were detained in the region of Bethlehem, the Ma'an news agency reported citing the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS). Most of the detained people are said to be former prisoners. According to PPS, other ...
Addameer explains that, beginning in 1948, Israeli forces used Palestinian prisoners as a source of forced labor for the military.
Addameer explains that beginning in 1948, Israeli forces used Palestinian prisoners as a source of forced labor for the military.
The Israeli Supreme Court has added two years to the prison sentence of a Palestinian detained during Israel's 2014 ground invasion of the Gaza Strip, the Gaza-based al-Mezan Center for Human Rights said in a report issued on Sunday, detailing the ...
Against the backdrop of a recent serious escalation of the security threat along Israel's southern border, Israeli media published reports on negotiations for a prisoner exchange between Israel and Hamas. Leaks about the negotiations, sourced to ...
In 2011, Hamas and Israel carried out an Egypt-sponsored prisoner swap under which Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was released in return for 1,027 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel. The Israeli authorities later re-detained 60 of the Palestinians ...
Palestinian prisoners' and human rights associations, the Palestinian Prisoners' Society, al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human rights Association and the Prisoners' Affairs Commission, issued a monthly report on ...
An Israeli court on Sunday morning sentenced a teenage Palestinian girl from Al-Quds to six years in prison. Manar Majdi Shweiki, 16, was sentenced to six years in prison after the girl had already spent more than a year in detention for knife ...
The Palestinian human rights organizations Council (PHROC) strongly condemns the Israeli prison Service (IPS) special unit's violent attacks against Palestinian prisoners and detainees, and expresses its utmost support for and solidarity with ...
According to Qaraqe, IPS stepped up punitive measures against Palestinian prisoners in the Ketziot detention centre yesterday, after a Palestinian prisoner attacked an Israeli warden with a razor blade the night before. He added that IPS imposed ... In ...
The Palestinian human rights organizations Council (PHROC) strongly condemns the Israeli prison Service (IPS) special unit's violent attacks against Palestinian prisoners and detainees, and expresses its utmost support for and solidarity with ...
The Israeli prison Service (IPS) stepped up punitive measures against Palestinian prisoners in the Ketziot detention centre today, after a Palestinian prisoner attacked an Israeli warden with a razor blade the night before, the head of the Palestinian ...
Amidst freezing winter weather, Israeli occupation forces is banning winter clothes for Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons and detention centers. Husam society for Palestinian detainees said that Israeli authorities are intentionally preventing ...
Palestinian Committee of prisoners' Affairs head Issa Qaraqe said in a statement that the Israeli prison Service (IPS) "claimed that the Palestinian prisoner stabbed that Israeli officer," highlighting that immediately following the incident, IPS ...
Unfortunately for them, they are not going on hunger strikes in an Israeli prison, where such actions garner the immediate interest of the mainstream media.
On Friday, 27 January, the Israeli prison administration suddenly transferred Palestinian journalist and former hunger striker Mohammed al-Qeeq from the Petah Tikva interrogation center to the isolation section of Hadarim prison .
Ramallah, Jan. 29 (Petra) -- Israeli occupation troops on Sunday arrested 18 Palestinians from various occupied West Bank cities, according to the Palestinian prisoners Society. It said in a statement that Israeli forces rampaged through the cities of ...
A 32-year-old Palestinian prisoner has reportedly fled the HaEmek hospital in Afula, and Israeli Forces are currently searching for him.
The Palestinian prisoners' Society (PPS) said the soldiers searched at least 14 homes during the invasion, and interrogated many Palestinians. Furthermore, the soldiers invaded 'Aneen village, west of Jenin, also searched homes and abducted Saddam ...
A Palestinian woman being held prisoner by the Israelis has started a hunger strike in protest at her solitary confinement.
Palestinian Worood Hammad displays a photo of her son Hamza Hammad, who was a prisoner in Israeli jails. Hammad, a 16-year-old Palestinian who spent 10 months in so-called administrative detention highlights one of Israel's most contested policies ...


 

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