Security 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.
2017-02-12
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.
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...
2015-07-27
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.
2015-04-15
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."
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...
2014-05-02
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...
2012-05-23
On 14 May 2012, the Knesset passed a new amendment to the law governing the Israel Prison Service (IPS), according to which the IPS Director will be able to limit the number of lawyers visiting...
2012-03-27
(Haifa, Israel) Adalah filed a request for permission to appeal the decision of the Nazareth District Court to the Israeli Supreme Court on 26 March 2012. Earlier this month, the District Court...
2012-03-14
(Haifa, Israel) On 7 March 2012, the Nazareth District Court rejected Adalah's petition demanding that the Israel Prison Service (IPS) allow Mr. Rawi Sultany (25 years-old), a Palestinian Arab...
On 9 December 2009, the Israeli Supreme Court rejected petitions by Gaza detainees and their relatives, together with Palestinian and Israeli human rights organizations against Israel’s general...
Despite the media deluge around a possible prisoner exchange, several elements were conspicuously missing and almost never mentioned or discussed. In general, the Palestinian prisoners continued to...