Israeli Prison Service

Forging new links to boycott movement in Gaza

Joe Catron
Gaza City
13 December 2013

Corporate Watch’s research trip to Palestine aims to connect young activists in Gaza and those in the west.

Israel bans veteran campaigner for Palestinian prisoners from West Bank

Patrick O. Strickland
1 October 2013

Addameer chairperson Abdullatif Ghaith has been blocked from going to work in his Ramallah office.

Israel bars children over eight from visiting fathers in prison

Joe Catron
Gaza City
10 June 2013

After his eighth birthday next month, Obeida Shamali will be banned from seeing his dad.

Israel charges Stop the Wall activist with supporting prisoners

Patrick O. Strickland
5 June 2013

Hassan Karajah is on trial for organizing protests urging the release of fellow Palestinians.

Prisoners who starved for art honored by Gaza show

Joe Catron
Gaza City
21 May 2013

Abdelfattah Abu Jahil won the “right” to use paintbrushes after living on salt and water for 79 days.

G4S feels the heat of international boycott campaign

G4S is in no rush to end all its contracts in the West Bank and will continue to maintain security equipment in prisons inside Israel.

Dying prisoner treated cruelly by Israeli doctors over many years

Linah Alsaafin
1 April 2013

Maysara Abuhamdia may only have days to live; he has long complained of “intentional negligence” by doctors “treating” Palestinian detainees.

Israel “tried to banish me for 28 years,” says hunger striker Ayman Sharawna

Joe Catron
Gaza City
25 March 2013

During the last month of his protest, Sharawna’s captors only allowed him use the bathroom twice a day.

Exile in Gaza is not the victory we want for our heroic prisoners

While Ayman Sharawna was forcibly deported to Gaza for ten years in exchange for his release, Samer Issawi issues a statement on deportation showing his refusal of this policy under any circumstances.

Israel arrests Palestinian activists "to finish colonization project"

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours
1 March 2013

Jamal Juma’ from the group Stop the Wall believes that every Palestinian known as an activist is a target for Israel.


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