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Palestinian female prisoners prepare campaign to address abuse in Israeli prisons

In response to the isolation of two female prisoners and systematic abuse by prison authorities, prisoners are preparing a campaign of resistance

Palestinian prisoner hunger strike Palestinian administrative detainee critical after over 70 days on hunger strike 

Maher Akhras launched his hunger strike shortly after being arrested by the Israeli authorities on July 27. Doctors are now force-feeding him in an attempt to forcibly end his hunger strike

Palestinian prisoner with cancer who tested positive for COVID-19 is in critical condition

Kamal Abu Wa’ar, who suffers from throat cancer, was diagnosed with COVID-19 last week. He is currently in the Assaf Harofeh medical center and in a critical condition according to the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society

Israel strikes Gaza Israeli army bombs three different locations inside besieged Gaza strip

Israel continues its oppressive policies against Palestinians and has seized fresh Palestinian lands and demolished houses. It is also refused calls to release Palestinian prisoners in light of the COVID-19 emergency

Palestinian prisoners death 23-year-old Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli prison in mysterious circumstances

The Palestinian prisoner reportedly fell down abruptly and lost consciousness in the bathroom at Ketziot prison and was later declared dead at a nearby hospital. The prison guards allegedly did not come to his aid for more than 30 minutes after his collapse

Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike against negligence amid Coronavirus threat

Israeli prison authorities have failed to provide Palestinian prisoners adequate access to medical services, testing, protective gear and other essential sanitary items crucial to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus in overcrowded Israeli prisons

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

Ahmad Zahran Palestinian administrative detainee ends 116-day long hunger strike

Palestinian detainee Ahmad Zahran has agreed to go through a security interrogation, following which his long standing demand for an end to his illegal administrative detention will be considered by the court

Israel transfers 60 minor Palestinian prisoners to solitary confinement Israel transfers 60 minor Palestinian prisoners to solitary confinement

The move by Israel to place minors in solitary confinement has angered their adult overseers and evoked widespread criticism from Palestinian society and elsewhere

Administrative detainee Heba Al-Labadi hospitalized after 30 days on a hunger strike

Activists have organized protests to denounce her illegal administrative detention and to demand her release

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