The situation inside Israeli prisons has been growing increasingly worse over the past couple of years and the COVID-19 has exacerbated this situation.
The International Day of Palestinian Prisoners on April 17 is marked annually to remember and express solidarity with the thousands of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails and detention and interrogation centers
Prisoners are at an increased risk of infection owing to overcrowded prison facilities, living in unsafe, unsanitary and disease-prone conditions
We also look into the hunger strike by Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails and the march by trade unions in South Africa against the 2nd annual Investment Summit in Johannesburg.
Samer Arbid was transferred to a hospital and remains in a critical condition after being tortured during interrogation by the Israeli intelligence service
Under the illegal Israeli occupation, Palestinians are systematically denied their human right to education and university students and professors are targeted and criminalized
While 23 Palestinians have been on a hunger strike since Tuesday, 120 more have joined their cause, demanding public phones, the removal of jamming devices and the return of the 23 prisoners who have been placed under solitary confinement.
Children and university students are among some of the 15 Palestinians that were abducted by Israeli soldiers
The total number of prisoners on hunger strike against administrative detention by Israel is close to 100
31-year-old Nasser Majed Taqatqa died at the Nitzan prison on July 16. Palestinian prisoners’ groups said that his autopsy report showed that he had been tortured and denied medical treatment
In this episode, we look into the Palestinian political prisoner’s hunger strike, attack on South Africa’s Shack-dweller movement and solidarity messages by activists across the globe for Julian Assange.