Israeli Prison Service - IPS

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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.
2017-05-08
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.
2017-04-28
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.
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...
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.
2014-06-24
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...
2014-03-21
Military Prosecutor General withdraws decision to deny visiting rights of prisoner’s lawyer On 13 March 2014, the Israeli Military Prosecutor General informed Adalah that a decision by a...