Over 1 million Palestinians have been held in Israeli prisons over the years. Thousands have been held in “administrative detention,” which means imprisonment without a trial or even charges. More & more, Palestinian prisoners are protesting this barely-legal practice through hunger strikes. Frail, emaciated Palestinians make Israel very nervous.
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The Israel Prison Service holds thousands of Palestinian prisoners in isolation, including minors, for months and even years, according to figures obtained following a freedom of information request filed by Physicians for Human Rights. – Israel’s action is likely a breach of the Convention against Torture.
14 years ago, they got engaged. He spent 13 years in an Israeli prison, and now has died – apparently from deliberate medical neglect by Israeli prison authorities.
Dancing while Palestinian can be a source of joy and unity, a celebration of culture, and a form of defiance against the Israeli occupation – that’s why it’s so dangerous.