Palestinian prisoners

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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...
2015-04-15
Court adopted the position of the General Security Services: "Higher education funding for prisoners is from 'terrorist organizations' and aims to strengthen their positions within the prisons."
2015-04-14
Despite Israel Prison Service commitments to Supreme Court, the conditions of transportation for prisoners to medical clinics and courts remain so bad that many prisoners refrain from travelling in...
2015-04-06
Human rights groups condemn six-month administrative detention of PLC member, in violation of international law, and raise grave concern about her health.
2014-08-27
Denial of family visits is example of punitive measure to suppress prisoners' protests against conditions of their detention; Adalah argued that these IPS instructions are illegal and must be revoked.
2014-06-26
In an exceptional move, Professor Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, and Mr. Anand Grover, the UN Special Rapporteur on...
2014-06-26
On the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, four Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations – Adalah, Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Physicians for Human Rights-Israel...
2014-06-25
Training course consisted of five meetings over a period of five weeks, and aimed to prepare lawyers and provide them with necessary tools and legal strategies to handle cases of prisoners and...
2014-06-24
Attorney Zaher: \"The shackling of prisoners in this manner prevents them from using the bathroom properly, which constitutes a grave breach of the constitutional rights of hunger-striking...
2014-06-24
Adalah: The IPS’s sweeping order for 24-hour a day shackling of the prisoners has no relation with the seriousness of any risk posed or not by each person.
2014-06-17
On 16 June 2014, the Ministry of Health responded to Adalah’s urgent letter sent on 12 June which called for an immediate end to Israeli hospitals’ shackling of Palestinian hunger-striking...
2014-06-16
On 11 June 2014, Adalah sent two urgent letters to the Israel Prison Service (IPS) and the Attorney General demanding that the IPS withdraw its recent decisions preventing Palestinian...
2014-06-04
Investigators threatened children with beatings, isolation, torturing their fathers and raping their mothers and sisters; children were denied food for dozens of hours unless they confessed to the...
2014-06-04
The acceleration of the law’s discussion is part of an attempt by Israel to break the 43-day hunger strike of 170 Palestinian administrative detainees being held in Israeli prisons.
2014-05-20
Adalah sent an urgent letter to the Israel Prison Service (IPS) and the Attorney General demanding an end to the IPS’s obstacles and restrictions on lawyers’ visits to Palestinian...
2014-05-02
Adalah and ACRI: The right to citizenship is a basic right recognized in Israeli and international law; the revocation of citizenship requires extraordinary authority that is characteristic of...
2014-02-24
PHR-I and Adalah sent a letter to the Israeli Attorney General urging him to withdraw his support for a controversial bill permitting the “force-feeding” of prisoners.