Palestinian activists face death threats, raids and beatings by Israeli soldiers as “revenge” for filming their misconduct in Hebron, says Issa Amro, director of Youth Against Settlements.
Rights and Accountability
A rising proportion of Palestinian children arrested by Israeli occupation forces are subjected to solitary confinement, harsh interrogations and ill-treatment amounting to torture.
Israel isolates hunger strikers, imposes solitary confinement and denies salts, putting lives of prisoners in jeopardy.
Refugees forcibly returned to Syria at “grave risk,” Human Rights Watch warns.
Israeli extremism on display in support of soldier who cocked his gun at unarmed Palestinian youths.
Palestinians held in administrative detention on open-ended hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
Syrian government “using starvation as a weapon of war,” says Amnesty International.
The Electronic Intifada has obtained the closed court transcript and gag order extending the detention and interrogation of journalist Majd Kayyal, which Israeli media are not permitted to report.
Arafat Jaradat, a 33-year-old father of two, died on 23 February 2013 in Israel’s Megiddo Prison.
“I wish I could be as I was before, to walk on the street without fear,” says 28-year-old Osamah al-Shawamreh.