solitary confinement

Israel "punishing" hunger-striking prisoners, say rights groups

The United Nations estimates that 750,000 Palestinians have been detained by Israel since 1967.

Israel “tried to brainwash us,” says Druze pioneer who refused army service

Patrick O. Strickland
2 January 2014

The number of conscientious objectors keeps rising as Druze youth see through Israeli propaganda.

Lawyer: Israeli soldiers "savagely beat" hunger striking Jordanian prisoner

Three Jordanian nationals are entering their one-hundredth day of hunger strike in Israeli prison.

Khader Adnan expresses solidarity with 30,000 hunger strikers in California prisons

“I announce my full solidarity with my 30,000 oppressed brothers in the American prisons,” former hunger striker Khader Adnan writes from Palestine.

Israel breaks pledge to allow imprisoned Gaza engineer family visits

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
24 June 2013

Still in solitary confinement three years after his abduction, Dirar Abu Sisi has suffered severe weight loss.

Veteran prisoner Maher Younis goes on hunger strike

Maher Younis has been in prison for 31 years; in a message from Gilboa jail, his fellow detainees are demanding his release.

Samer Issawi vows to continue hunger strike following Jerusalem court sentence today

Hunger striker sentenced by Jerusalem court for eight months but faces a further twenty years under military court order.

Dutch charities spurn G4S cash over abuse of Palestinian children

Money from security firm declared “undesirable” after its complicity in Israel’s occupation brought to charities’ attention.

"My brother is dying": an urgent appeal from family of hunger striker Samer Issawi

Malaka Mohammed
Gaza City
17 December 2012

Shireen Issawi speaks of the shock of seeing her brother in court.

Israeli prisons equipped by notorious security firm G4S hold Palestinian teens in solitary confinement

Since July 2012, Israel has held six Palestinian boys in solitary confinement in G4S equipped Al Jalame prison, reports Defence for Children-Palestine.


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