solitary confinement

Israel reimposes decades-long sentence on hunger striker released in exchange

Israel still holds dozens of former prisoners arrested during collective punishment campaign last year.

European Parliament members demand "pressure" on Israel to free Palestinian lawmakers

There has been a sharp increase in the number of Palestinian political prisoners held by Israel over the past year.

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.

UK Zionist group Yachad fighting BDS using jailed Palestinian children as props

“Kids Court in Conflict,” sponsored by UK Zionist group Yachad, claims to support Palestinian children but actually backs their oppressors.

"No respite" from Israeli violence against Palestinian children, says human rights group

Palestinian children were regular targets of Israel’s systematic violence throughout 2014.

Video: Hebron elder fights back as Israeli soldiers seize 10-year-old boys

Video comes in same week as new testimonies from Palestinian children subjected to torture and solitary confinement in Israeli military custody.

Solidarity hunger strike brings end to 570-day isolation of Palestinian prisoner

A nine-day solidarity hunger strike by more than one hundred Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails brings end to nineteen-month solitary confinement of fellow prisoner.

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. 

Judge orders Palestinian American Rasmea Odeh freed on bond

Supporters welcome “fantastic news” that Odeh will return home to Chicago until her March sentencing.

Rasmea Odeh in prolonged solitary confinement in Michigan jail

Odeh, 67, who suffers from health problems, has been in total segregation. She is not allowed to receive visitors or mail, speak to other prisoners, or use the commissary.

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