Israeli Prison Service - IPS

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Adalah to Israel Prison Service: You must supply prisoners with blankets, winter clothing, and heaters to meet UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners.
Petition calls for improvement to degrading and inhumane conditions faced by 1,800 prisoners every day during transport in IPS ‘Posta’ vehicles.
Knesset, Israel Prison Service, and Public Security Ministry issue responses to Supreme Court petition demanding MKs be allowed to visit Palestinians classified as 'security prisoners.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
Supreme Court, state have previously determined punitive tactic is illegal; Adalah demands Attorney General take immediate action.
Lack of heat negatively impacts upon the daily functioning of the prisoners, on their health and physical condition, and causes severe insomnia.
Adalah still demanding that IPS provide prisoners with full health basket, including preventative treatments, in accordance with rights to life, health and dignity.
Prison Service promised five years ago to deal with issue, but subsequent renovations have skipped over cells of Palestinian prisoners in Gilboa prison.
Petitioners: There is no rational relationship between social welfare benefits and punishment for criminal offenses.
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."
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...
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...