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Ashqar: 17% of Palestinian prisoners are sick, 21 suffer from cancer

The spokesman of the Palestinian Prisoner Center for Studies, Riyad al-Ashqar, said that the Israeli occupation authorities are detaining 1,200 Palestinian sick captives, forming 17% of the 7,000 Palestinian prisoners. In a statement on the World ....

April 11,2017

Professor Ashkar suffers stroke in Israeli jail

The Palestinian prisoner Professor Esam al-Ashkar suffered a stroke on Friday morning that worsened his already weak health condition in Israeli jails. Ashkar's wife reportedly said that her husband suffered a stroke during his stay at Raymond priso....

April 07,2017

Israeli court sentences 2 Palestinian children to house arrest

An Israeli occupation court on Thursday sentenced two Palestinian children from Occupied Jerusalem to house arrest and steep fines.  14-year-old Yazen Faroukh and 12-year-old Youssef Hijazi, from Jerusalem’s town of Silwan, south of al-Aq....

April 06,2017

300 Palestinian children in Israeli jails

Nearly 300 Palestinian children are currently held in Israeli jails including 14 minor girls. A Palestinian rights group said, in its new report marking the International Child Day, celebrated worldwide on April 5, that 300 Palestinian children were....

April 05,2017

New Israeli indictment filed against journalist Qiq

An Israeli prosecutor on Tuesday filed a new indictment against Palestinian journalist Mohamed al-Qiq, who is supposed to be released in 10 days. His wife, Fayha Shalash, said that the new indictment was filed 10 days before her husband’s re....

April 04,2017

Israeli court refuses appeal to release prisoner Najjar

Israeli Supreme Court in Ofer refused an appeal against the administrative detention order to four months, which ends on April 16, against prisoner Mohammad al-Najjar. Head of the legal unit at the Palestinian Prisoner Society, Jawad Boulos, reveale....

April 03,2017

Report: The Israeli Forces arrested 480 Palestinians last month

480 Palestinian citizens, including 75 children and minors, were either detained or jailed by the Israeli occupation forces in the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip during last march. According to a report issued by the Palestinian Prisoner Ce....

April 02,2017

14 Palestinian prisoners medically neglected in Ramla hospital

14 Palestinian prisoners suffer from difficult health conditions and deliberate medical neglect in al-Ramla hospital. Five other detainees of the hospital, repotedly volunteered to serve the sick fellow prisoners and meet their daily n....

March 31,2017

Palestinian detainee denied right of family visitation

The Israeli occupation authority has been denying the Palestinian captive Mohammad al-Arqan, 54, his right of family visitation for many years under alleged security pretexts. The wife of the detainee said that one of their children has not seen his....

March 25,2017

Israeli occupation authorities renew house arrest on 73-year-old activist

The Israeli occupation authority renewed on Monday the house arrest on 73-year-old Palestinian human rights activist Abdul Latif Ghaith for the 12th consecutive time. Ghaith, who is one of the founders of Dameer institution for human rights, is also....

March 20,2017

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