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Drivers demand debt relief for crushing taxi permit loans in the US and other stories

Today we look at the protest for debt relief by taxi drivers in New York City, the 19 year long wrongful imprisonment of Ahmed Rabbani by the U.S., and more

Khalida Jarrar released Palestinian leader Khalida Jarrar released after nearly two years in prison

Khalida Jarrar was arrested in October 2019 and convicted in March 2021 on charges including being a member of a banned organization and involvement in the killing of an Israeli teenager, based on secret, withheld evidence

Palestinian prisoners Family members of Palestinians who escaped Israeli prison arrested

The arrest of the family members and impositon of various punitive measures on other Palestinian prisoners is “collective punishment”, says Palestinian right groups Addameer

Palestinian man was tortured by Israeli prison authorities before his death, claims family

43-year-old Abdo Yusuf al-Khatib al-Tamimi, a resident of occupied East Jerusalem, was found dead in the notorious Israeli Moskabiya prison on July 23 with several injury marks on his body

Palestinian prisoner Maher Abu Rayan launches hunger strike against Israeli medical neglect

43-year-old Maher Abu Rayan is serving a 25-year prison term and is suffering from multiple health issues as a direct result of the extremely violent fashion in which he was arrested in 2003

Israel detains Palestinian children Israeli forces illegally detain Palestinian children in occupied West Bank

Video footage shows that five children aged between 8 to 13 years were dragged by the Israeli forces while they were playing near their village, Masafer Yatta, in the occupied West Bank. The children were kept under illegal detention in the police station for hours

Haitians denounce US and UN support for Moïse regime and other stories

Today we take a look at the recent demonstration outside the US embassy in Haiti, the illegal detention of five Palestinian children by Israeli forces, new research documenting the planned use of lethal force in Myanmar and the mobilizations by airline workers in Thailand

Palestinian women’s organization leader Khitam Saafin placed in administrative detention for 6 months

Saafin was sent to administrative detention by an Israeli military commander just days after her arrest during which several other activists and leftist figures were also abducted and detained

Palestinian prisoners' rights Israeli prison authorities confiscate fans of Palestinian prisoners for protests

Israeli forces stormed the cells of the approximately 850 prisoners who were part of the protest against the death of Daud Al-Khatib. They confiscated fans and electrical devices

Palestinian prisoners COVID19 Human rights groups in Palestine call on Israel to release prisoners amid COVID-19 outbreak

Prisoners are at an increased risk of infection owing to overcrowded prison facilities, living in unsafe, unsanitary and disease-prone conditions

COVID threat in prison Incarcerated people among the most vulnerable to Coronavirus infection

There is a growing demand for releasing prisoners worldwide as prison facilities in most countries are overcrowded and lack basic hygienic conditions, jeopardizing the implementation of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

Palestinian prisoners covid 4 Palestinian prisoners may have Coronavirus disease as Israel restricts access to medical care, supplies

Palestinian prisoners’ rights groups have accused Israeli prison authorities of engaging in gross medical negligence and abuse by not ensuring adequate protection for Palestinian prisoners against the Coronavirus

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