Palestinian prisoners

University of Helsinki cancels G4S contract over support for Israeli prisons

Assurances by the security firm that it will not renew its contrasts with the Israeli Prison Service must not be trusted. 

Right-wing politician tries to close down Palestinian theater in Haifa

Does the portrayal of Arabs as human beings frighten Israel’s establishment? 

Palestinians denied medicines in prisons equipped by G4S, says new report

The British-Danish firm G4S provides most of the surveillance technology used in Israel’s prisons. 

Arrested on Christmas Day, 15-year-old remains behind Israeli bars

Patrick O. Strickland
Jerusalem
6 April 2015

Family of Khaled al-Sheikh fear he is not being given adequate medical care.

To Mohammed: three poems on Palestine

Henry Bell
Glasgow
6 April 2015

Glasgow-based poet laments those imprisoned and killed by Israel.

Hunger strikes are a thorn in Israel's side, says ex-prisoner

Patrick O. Strickland
Ramallah
10 March 2015

Hassan Ishtayeh has been arrested eight times since 1987.

Israeli foreign minister on Facebook: Palestinian prisoners should be executed

Avigdor Lieberman announced that his party will propose a bill to execute Palestinian political prisoners. 

Young dancer jailed by Israel for taking part in protest

Charlotte Kates
Beirut
13 February 2015

Lina Khattab has been denied family visits since her arrest in December.

US police brutality protests hit home with Palestinian prisoners

Commonality of state violence in Palestine and US is more than symbolic.

CIA cites Israeli court ruling to "justify" torture program

Israeli ruling provided a “novel” excuse for inflicting pain on detainees, according to a 2001 CIA memo. 

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