Palestinian prisoners

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. 

Send dissidents to "detention centers," says Israeli columnist

Globes columnist Matti Golan advocates for interning Haneen Zoabi, Gideon Levy and “those like them.”

Exclusive: Hamas puts forward ceasefire terms amid intense mediation

A source in the Gaza Strip with direct knowledge of the matter has provided The Electronic Intifada with a copy of Hamas’ five demands for a ceasefire with Israel.

Gaza mothers face another Ramadan without their imprisoned sons

Rami Almeghari
Gaza City
27 June 2014

At weekly Gaza City vigil, parents of Palestinians in Israeli prisons urge more action to free their loved ones.

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners punished by Israel

Crowd hold candles in tent covered with posters of political prisoners
Israel isolates hunger strikers, imposes solitary confinement and denies salts, putting lives of prisoners in jeopardy.

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