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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Israel holds thousands of Palestinian prisoners in solitary confinement despite health risks
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.
Israel’s negligence killed Sami Al-Amour
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
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.