In a world where the oppressor always has the upper hand, this 15-year-old Palestinian boy had the courage to tell the story of his torture and rape while in Israeli custody. The practice is well-documented, but Israel has so far escaped accountability.
Mays Abu Ghosh and her family have suffered for years at the hands of Israel. Here she tells the story of her baseless arrest, imprisonment, and torture.
Mohammed El-Halabi’s experience as a Palestinian prisoner in Israel is unique only in its magnitude of injustice – its essence is common to thousands of Palestinians, including numerous practices that contravene international law.
A Palestinian father asks for justice for his son, imprisoned by Israel for 3 1/2 years, tortured, but never allowed to testify against the preposterous charges of which he is accused.
Palestinian children are regularly detained, tortured, and prosecuted by Israel. Few Congress members are motivated to make it stop.
Heba Al-Labadi, a female Palestinian prisoner incarcerated by Israel without trial or charge, has been on a 3-week-long hunger strike in protest of allegations of torture.
From approving brutal interrogation techniques to writing false medical reports, doctors in Israel have taken an active role in the torture of Palestinian prisoners…
PCHRGaza documented 129 human rights violations by Israeli forces & settlers, including: killing a Palestinian civilian, injuring 88, 76 incursions into the West Bank, 55 civilians arrested, including 2 children and 2 women. Palestinian prisoner transferred to the hospital in critical condition after being tortured during investigation. 6 shooting incidents reported against Palestinian fishing boats off the Gaza Strip shore, etc
Addameer reports that since the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory in 1967, more than 800,000 Palestinians have been detained under Israeli military orders–approximately 20 percent of the total Palestinian population in the oPt and as much as 40 percent of the total male Palestinian population… 8,000 Palestinian children have been arrested since 2000. Boys and young men are seized in the dead of night, blindfolded and cuffed, abused and manipulated to confess to crimes they didn’t commit. Every year Israel arrests almost 1,000 Palestinian youngsters, some of them not yet 13.
Marc Lamont Hill, in Nazareth 2014. screenshot from Vimeo video. As is often the case with proponents of justice for Palestinians, Marc Lamont Hill was watched closely by Israel partisans as he spoke before the UN last week. They took a phrase – one phrase – from the speech and threw the rest aside, hoping…