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The Palestine Center for Detainees Studies has reported that detainee Hussein Mohammad Amro, who suffers with diabetes, is refusing to take insulin in protest of his continued detention. Two detainees on hunger strike. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian Researcher specialized in detainee’s affairs, Abdul-Nasser Farawna, stated that the Israeli occupation army is still holding captive 4,900 Palestinians in 17 prisons, prison camps, detention and interrogation facilities. Among the detainees are children, disabled, elderly and legislators. read full story / add a comment
Detainees held at the Majeddo Israeli prison are facing a severe health crisis, due to the lack of adequate medical treatment by the prison, reports the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS). read full story / add a comment
Palestinian detainees held at the Israeli Asqalan Prison have started an open-ended hunger strike, after special units of the Israeli army invaded the prison on Monday, November 18, 2013, the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported. Several detainees have been injured. read full story / add a comment
[Saturday November 16, 2013] The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the current number of Palestinians imprisoned by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention Orders, without charges or any due process now stands at 164. read full story / add a comment
The Israeli government is considering forcing Palestinian detainees from Jerusalem and historic Palestine into exile should they be released under an agreement with the Palestinian Authority. read full story / add a comment
[Tuesday Morning November 4, 2013] The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that detainee Hasan Abdul-Halim Toraby, 22 years of age, died at the Al-‘Affoula Israeli Hospital, after being denied essential medical treatment. He was recently moved to the ‘Affoula hospital after a sharp deterioration in his condition. read full story / add a comment
The Palestine Prisoners Center for Studies have reported that the Ofer Israeli Military Court sentenced detainee Hussein Ali Qawasma, from the southern West bank city of Hebron, to a life term and additional sixty years. read full story / add a comment
[Wednesday at Dawn October 29, 2013] Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, various officials and thousands of Palestinians welcomed 21 veteran Palestinian detainees, released from Israeli prisons, as part of diplomatic moves to ensure “continuation of direct talks”. Five Gaza Strip detainees were sent to the Erez Terminal. read full story / add a comment
A Palestinian child, identified as Mohammad Mahdi Suleiman, 15 years of age, could face a life-term by an Israeli court for “throwing stones at the soldiers, and endangering their lives”. read full story / add a comment
[Tuesday October 29, 2013] Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, stated that Israel will be releasing the second phase of detainees, 26, held by since before the First Oslo Agreement of 1993, tonight by midnight. read full story / add a comment
The Israeli Ministerial Cabinet held a meeting on Sunday, to discuss the release of 26 Palestinian detainees as part of direct talks with the Palestinian Authority, and determined the names of the detainees. read full story / add a comment
The Israeli government decided to release the remains of 36 Palestinians, buried at the numbers graveyard. The remains are for Palestinians involved in bombings and attacks; the decision angered the families of Israelis killed in those attacks. read full story / add a comment
Israeli daily, Maariv, has reported that the Israeli cabinet will be holding a vote on a new law meant to prevent the government from releasing Palestinian political prisoners. The votes only comes a few days before Israel implements second phase of releasing detainees. read full story / add a comment
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