Human Rights groups: “Prisoner Rights are Human Rights”


�All persons deprived of their liberty shall be treated with humanity and with respect for the inherent dignity of the human person�.

Article 10 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Ratified by Israel in 1991)

  • Violence by prison guards
  • Routine strip searches
  • Delays in providing medical treatments
  • Prevention of emotional and physical contact between prisoners and their children
  • Restrictions on family visits
  • Restrictions on legal council
  • Collective punishments

    The rights of thousands of incarcerated Palestinians are being violated.
    The Israel Prison Service must respect the basic and universal principals of prisoners� human rights.

    The Association for Civil Rights in Israel; The Prisoner Association; The Arab Association of Human Rights; B�tselem; Public Committee against Torture; H�aMoked Center for the Defence of the Individual; Mossawa: The Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel; Adalah: The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.

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