• March 12, 2009

Report: Palestinian prisoners face numerous kinds of suffering in Israeli jails

Report: Palestinian prisoners face numerous kinds of suffering in Israeli jails

The Palestinian center for prisoners” studies reported Wednesday that the Palestinian prisoners face numerous kinds of suffering and violations in Israeli jails, noting that many prisoners had not seen their families for about two years.


A statement received by the PIC outlined some of the daily suffering experienced by the Palestinian prisoners inside Israeli jails such as the policy of medical neglect, arbitrary transfers, separating brothers in prison from each other and confiscating their personal belongings.


Ra”fat Hamduna, the center”s director, called for organizing a wide and massive event involving all organizations and parties that are concerned with the issue of prisoners prior to the international day of Palestinian prisoners, which takes place next April, in order for the world to know the size of violations committed by Israel against thousands of Palestinian prisoners including children and women.