Middle East Justice Material conditions IsraelSalah Hamouri stages protest against being imprisoned without charge for the last six months
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Middle East Overcrowding IsraelPrison overcrowding: the number of inmates has grown by 900 in the past three months. 40% of the prison population is now made of people in pre-trial detention.
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Israël : fin de cavale pour quatre des six Palestiniens évadés d'une prison israélienne
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Israel: Middle East Monitor UN officials call on Israel to release Palestinian children from prison
Coronavirus Minors Middle East IsraelIn a joint press statement sent to MEMO on Sunday, senior UN officials have called on Israel to release Palestinian children from prison in the light of the spread of Covid-19. “We are seriously concerned over the continued detention of Palestinian children by the Israeli authorities,” said Jamie M…
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Women Middle East IsraelIn Israel, there are around 25,000 men in prison. Some 14,000 of these are convicted on criminal charges. The rest are incarcerated on security-related charges – and are mostly Palestinian. In comparison, there are just 200 women in prison in the Holy Land. And they’re all in one place – Neve Tirza…
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Middle East Social ties IsraelTarlan Hankishayev, jailed for falsely incriminating suspect in a 2009 gay youth club shooting, wins long fight for rights
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Middle East Protest IsraelThis article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the Spanish version.
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Middle East IsraelThousands of prisoners expected to join rights protest led by Marwan Barghouti that has significant political backing
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Middle East IsraelHaving spent the last 15 years in an Israeli prison, I have been both a witness to and a victim of Israel’s illegal system of mass arbitrary arrests and ill-treatment of Palestinian prisoners. After exhausting all other options, I decided there was no choice but to resist these abuses by going on a…
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Culture Women Middle East IsraelSorry, this article is not available in English. If you wish, you can consult the French version.
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Children, Palestinians, Prisoners
Middle East IsraelBroken childhoods. The title of the report, produced by a consortium of associations including Platform for Palestine and the League of Human Rights, is not simply a title. The reality for these minors who have been interrogated, charged and imprisoned under Israeli military law is beyond comprehen… Read more
Israël et territoires palestiniens occupés : Palestinian teenager sentenced to 13 years in prison
Middle East IsraelPalestinian teenager Nurhan Awad was sentenced on Wednesday to 13-and-a-half years in prison for allegedly stabbing an Israeli man in Jerusalem last year.
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Different detention conditions for Palestinian prisoners
Middle East Access to legal rights Justice Torture Violence IsraelNearly 7,000 Palestinian prisoners are incarcerated in Israeli prisons, under the military regime. The facilities are located outside of the occupied territories, in total violation of international law. Arrested for political reasons, the detainees are particularly prone to arbitrary detention, to… Read more