Families Denied Prison Visit After Objecting To Strip Search

July 25, 2013 12:06 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The International Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights (ISFHR) reported that dozens of families of Palestinian detainees held by Israel at the Nafha prison have been denied family visits after a young Palestinian woman refused to be strip searched by the soldiers.The ISFHR said that the soldiers ordered the young woman to remove her clothes to be strip searched, but she refused. One of her relatives tried to defend her but the soldiers violently attacked and beat him.

Mother of detainee Mohammad Odeh, from Jerusalem, stated that the soldiers demanded dozens of women, mothers, wives and sisters of the detainees to be strip-searched, but they refused and were forced back home.

She added that she will be heading to the Red Cross to file a complaint against the ongoing Israeli violations and abuse, and added that three buses loaded with families of detainees in Nafha have been forced to return home with visiting their loved ones.

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