torture

Bill Gates Foundation sells shares in Israeli prison contractor G4S

Children are routinely tortured in prisons run with the help of the British-Danish security firm.

Collaborating with Mahmoud Darwish without his consent

Sarah Irving
23 May 2014

A new book of poetry makes demands of the celebrated late Palestinian poet.

Children describe torture in Israeli solitary confinement

A rising proportion of Palestinian children arrested by Israeli occupation forces are subjected to solitary confinement, harsh interrogations and ill-treatment amounting to torture.

Lawyer for Jerusalem's poor, tortured in Israeli prison, found hanged

Maath Musleh
Jerusalem
8 May 2014

Amjad Safadi was electro-shocked and denied psychiatric medication.

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners punished by Israel

Israel isolates hunger strikers, imposes solitary confinement and denies salts, putting lives of prisoners in jeopardy.

Bill Gates refuses to accept responsibility for aiding Israel's prisons

Foundation ignores own policy guidelines on avoiding investment in “egregious” activities.

Young Palestinian dad died from Israeli torture, forensic expert says

Arafat Jaradat, a 33-year-old father of two, died on 23 February 2013 in Israel’s Megiddo Prison.

Video: Victim recounts torture in Palestinian Authority prison

“I wish I could be as I was before, to walk on the street without fear,” says 28-year-old Osamah al-Shawamreh.

Palestinian groups call on Gates Foundation to divest from Israeli prison contractor G4S

A call for the Gates Foundation to divest from G4S has been endorsed by more than 120 Palestinian and international organizations.

International court should rule on Israeli “apartheid,” says UN official

Richard Falk’s report puts forward ample evidence that Israel commits the crime of apartheid against Palestinians.

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