Palestinian prisoners
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 minor prisoners Protest forces Israel to relocate adult overseers with Palestinian minor prisoners

33 minor prisoners who had been transferred from the Ofer military camp and prison to solitary confinement in the Damon prison will be reunited with their adult caretakers

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

Palestinian prisoner For Sami Abu Diak’s family, death does not mark an end to Israeli oppression

The family of Sami Abu Diak who died of cancer in an Israeli jail last month is running from pillar to post to receive his body for burial. The family home was also raided by Israeli security forces on December 2

Cancer-struck Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli hospital

Palestinian authorities and prisoners groups have alleged deliberate medical negligence by Israel as the cause of death of Sami Abu Diak, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2015

Black Bag_The story of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails Black Bag: The story of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails

The film is produced by a Palestinian NGO, The Center for Defense of Liberties and Civil Rights “Hurryyat” and the Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs.

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

Palestinians denounce torture of prisoner Samer Arbid and demand his release

Samer Arbid was transferred to a hospital and remains in a critical condition after being tortured during interrogation by the Israeli intelligence service

The right to education under occupation

Under the illegal Israeli occupation, Palestinians are systematically denied their human right to education and university students and professors are targeted and criminalized

Israel abducts more than 15 Palestinians in the span of one week

Children and university students are among some of the 15 Palestinians that were abducted by Israeli soldiers

PD_RELEASE PALESTINIAN POLITICAL PRISONERS copy “Free political prisoners and end Israeli occupation”: Thousands march on Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

Around 5450 Palestinian political prisoners, including hundreds of women and children, are currently being held in Israeli prisons.

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