Palestinian prisoners

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2017-05-25
MK Jabareen: We are receiving reports of serious Israel Prison Service violations of hunger-strikers' rights. It is my right and obligation as a Knesset member to examine these reports.
2017-05-11
IPS illegally filmed, distributed video claimed to be of Palestinian prisoner & hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti in his cell and bathroom; Adalah demands criminal probe of incident.
2017-05-09
The undersigned human rights organizations hereby call on the international community to urge Israel to cease its ongoing, systematic human rights violations against the hunger-strikers.
2017-05-08
IPS’s rejection of requests to visit Barghouti interferes with Knesset Member’s role as elected public official to examine and scrutinize IPS policies regarding hunger strikers.
2017-05-07
Following Supreme Court petition filed by Adalah and Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, IPS compelled to end illegal punitive practice.
2017-04-28
Israel Prison Service is in contempt of court for preventing meetings between lawyers and striking prisoners; Supreme Court ruled in 2004 this punitive practice is illegal.
2017-04-26
Supreme Court, state have previously determined punitive tactic is illegal; Adalah demands Attorney General take immediate action.
2017-02-12
Lack of heat negatively impacts upon the daily functioning of the prisoners, on their health and physical condition, and causes severe insomnia.
2016-09-25
Adalah still demanding that IPS provide prisoners with full health basket, including preventative treatments, in accordance with rights to life, health and dignity.
2016-08-21
Prison Service promised five years ago to deal with issue, but subsequent renovations have skipped over cells of Palestinian prisoners in Gilboa prison.
2016-04-22
Petitioners: There is no rational relationship between social welfare benefits and punishment for criminal offenses.
2016-04-18
Three cases illustrate examples of the types of torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment highlighted in a report submitted to the UN Committee Against Torture
2015-09-29
A new legislative amendment does not offer any remedy to the victims of the harshest methods Israel uses to elicit confessions during interrogations: namely, Palestinian security detainees and who...
2015-08-19
Adalah: "The Court should have accepted the petition from the first moment it was submitted, when it was already clear that there was no justification for the continuation of Allan's detention."
2015-08-18
Adalah: The court's request to the state indicates that it believes the petitioners' arguments are correct; the continuation of the detention is therefore very problematic from a legal point of view.
2015-08-16
On 11 August 2015, Adalah sent an urgent letter to Dr. Hazi Levi, the director of Barzilai Hospital located in Ashkelon, and the Attorney General demanding that the hospital refrain from...
2015-07-31
Adalah and Al Mezan: "With this new law, Israel sanctions torture and ill-treatment." Force-feeding resulted in the death of 3 prisoners on hunger strike in past decades.
2015-07-27
Even if canceled in the future, it would be no remedy for those prisoners languishing in prison for years and decades because of false confessions extracted from them by force.
2015-06-26
How does Israel commemorate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (26 June)? With this new bill, it gives a green light for torture
2015-06-26
The human rights organizations demand the end of the use of administrative detention, to withdraw the proposed Forced-Feeding Bill and the audio/video exemption bill, and to respect for the basic...