Online donation system by ClickandPledge

user preferences

  • Language - en

Paralyzed detainee facing slow death

author Tuesday July 08, 2008 05:13author by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies Report post

Ahrar Center For Detainees Studies and Human Rights reported on Monday that detainee Rabee' Harb, 27, is facing slow death in Israeli prisons, and voiced an urgent appeal for his immediate release in order to receive the needed medical treatment.

The Center reported that Harb was shot and injured by the Israeli forces, the injury caused paralysis. He was shot in his spine before he was kidnapped by the army, and is currently at the Al Ramla prison hospital which lacks the basic medical equipment.


The Center also stated that the health condition of Harb is gradually deteriorating as bullet fragments shattered his spine and also penetrated his kidney and shattered his bowels.  

He is currently isolated at the hospital as he also suffers from a viral infection.    


Fuad Al Khuffash, a researcher and the head of the Ahrar Center, stated that Harb is not receiving the needed medical attention and treatment, and added that all what Harb is receiving are some painkilling pills.

l Khuffash added that there are thirty detainees hospitalized at Al Ramla Prison Hospital and are not receiving the needed medical attention and treatment.

category palestine | prisoners | news report author email saed at imemc dot org
This page can be viewed in
English
Your donation helps keep the IMEMC FREE and INDEPENDENT

Click here to donate.
Follow imemcnews on Twitter
Your donation helps keep the IMEMC FREE and INDEPENDENT

Click here to donate.
© 2001-2014 IMEMC News. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by IMEMC News. Disclaimer | Privacy