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25 Apr
4:30

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nafha

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Authority attacked, on Monday evening, the hunger striking detainees, held in section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, and sprayed them with teargas. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said all hunger striking detainees in Nafha, are held in Section 14, […]

02 Apr
10:28

Israeli Soldiers Attack Detainees In Nafha Prison

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday evening, Palestinian detainees, held in Section 14 of Nafha Israeli prison, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported. The committee stated that dozens of soldiers, including Special Forces of the Israeli Prison Authority, broke into section fourteen and used excessive force against the detainees, wounding eight […]

21 Mar
2:25

Medical Neglect in Nafha Prison

March 21, 2017 2:25 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) has warned of the deteriorating medical conditions of two Palestinian detainees who have been held in Israel’s Nafha prison since 2004, in a statement issued Monday, following PPS lawyer’s visit to the prison. Shadi al-Hawi was detained in 2004 while attempting to leave the besieged Gaza […]

26 Sep
4:50

Soldiers Assault Several Palestinian Detainees In Nafha Prison

September 26, 2016 4:50 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Several Israeli soldiers, and special units of the Israeli Prison Authority, assaulted Sunday many detainees in Nafha prison after they returned their meals, declaring mourning after the death a Palestinian detainee in solitary confinement in Ramon prison. The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that the special military force in Nafha […]

14 Aug
3:49

PPS: “All Detainees In Nafha, Ramon, Negev And Hadarim To Hold A One-Day Warning Hunger Strike Tuesday”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, on Saturday evening, that all Palestinian political prisoners in the Israeli prisons of Nafha, Ramon, Negev and Hadarim will go on hunger strike this Tuesday, as a warning measure that could be followed by extended strikes. The PPS said the detainees will be […]

15 Jun
10:26

Army Injures Three Palestinian Detainees In Nafha Prison

Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday evening, Section 3 of the Nafha Israeli Prison, in the Negev Desert, wounding at least three detainees, and moved dozens into solitary confinement. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded section three, where at least 120 Palestinian detainees are held, and used excessive […]

17 Apr
4:46

Nafha Prison: Hunger Strike, Solitary Confinement a Palestinian Reality

Palestinian detainees in Nafha prison have been forbidden from partaking in Friday prayers, on 15 April, following a violent attack by Israeli prison guards and special forces within several units inside the prison, on Wednesday, 13 April. According to Palestinian sources, Israeli armed units stormed section 14 in the prison […]

11 Aug
12:31

Nafha Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike

August 11, 2015 12:31 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Over 120 Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s Nafha prison have suspended a hunger strike for a two-week period, after six days without food in protest against the Israeli Prison Service.The Palestinian prisoners’ committee said that detainees have agreed to a two-week suspension, after speaking with Israeli authorities, but will escalate their […]

06 Aug
3:30

120 Nafha Prisoners Announce Hunger Strike

August 6, 2015 3:30 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Prisoners and Former Prisoners Committee, Thursday, said that 120 prisoners in Nafha prison –located in the occupied Naqab south of Israel, have announced an open hunger-strike in protest of the administration’s arbitrary transfer and ongoing repression policies.The 120 prisoners were forcibly transferred from section (10) in the prison, according […]

28 Jul
2:59

Soldiers Assault Imprisoned PFLP Leader In Nafha

July 28, 2015 2:59 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that Israeli Special Forces attacked, on Tuesday morning, the imprisoned Secretary-General of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Ahmad Sa’adat, held in the Nafha Israeli prison.The Committee said the soldiers invaded Sa’adat’s room before attacking him. It held Israel responsible […]

27 Jul
7:31

Soldiers Attack Detainees In Nafha Prison

July 27, 2015 7:31 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that undercover soldiers invaded, Monday, several rooms where Palestinian detainees are held in Nafha Israeli detention camp, assaulted dozens of them, and transferred many to different prisons.The Committee said that Special Forces of the Dror and Metzada brigades carried out the attack by breaking […]

07 Apr
5:04

Soldiers Assault Detainees In Nafha

April 7, 2015 5:04 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that Israeli soldiers attacked, on Monday evening, Palestinian political prisoners held in the Nafha prison, in the Negev Desert, attacked many detainees, and moved several others to the Ramon Prison.The Committee said the attack targeted detainees held in Section 13 of Nafha Prison, and […]

11 Feb
12:23

90 Gaza Families Visit Their Sons in Nafha Prison

February 11, 2014 12:23 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

90 families of Gaza prisoners left the coastal enclave, on Monday at dawn, to visit their sons in Nafha prison via Erez crossing to the north of Gaza city.Director of Media in International Committee of the Red Cross, Nasser al-Najjar, told Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency that 90 families, including […]

29 May
8:43

Soldiers Attack Palestinian Detainees in Nafha

May 29, 2012 8:43 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, stated that Israeli soldiers of the Nachshon Brigade attacked Palestinian political prisoners in sections 13 and 14 of the Nafha prison in the Negev Desert while searching their beds, the Palestine News Network (PNN) reported.Qaraqe’ said that the soldiers were provoking the detainees in […]

01 Apr
3:23

61 Detainees Injured In Nafha

April 1, 2012 3:23 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Ministry of Detainees reported Sunday that 61 Palestinian political prisoners, held at the Nafha Israeli detention camp in the Negev Desert, were injured after the army attacked them in order to extract DNA samples from them.Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, stated that dozens of soldiers and prison guards […]

02 Dec
2:34

Soldiers Attack Detainees In Nafha Prison

December 2, 2011 2:34 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli soldiers attacked on Thursday several detainees held in the Nafha detention camp, in the Negev Desert. In a letter sent to Husam Society, the detainees said that they have been without electricity since more than three days.In their latter, the detainees voiced an appeal to human rights groups and […]

02 Nov
9:24

Soldiers Break Into Nafha Prison

November 2, 2010 9:24 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Higher National Committee for Supporting the Detainees reported that Israeli soldiers, members of the Mitzada Unit at the Nafha detention center, broke on Tuesday at dawn into the detention facility and searched section 13 after forcing the detainees out of their beds and rooms. Committee Media Director, Riyadh Al […]

16 Oct
12:30

Detainees in Nafha prison Attacked by Israeli Military

October 16, 2010 12:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Detainees in Nafha prison reported to the ‘Wa’ed’ society for detainees and ex-detainees that Israeli military invaded, on Friday afternoon, the Nafha prison and attacked detainees.The society confirmed that clashes occured between detainees and Israeli troops, injuring some of detainees. Furthermore, the Israeli army confiscated some equipment belonging to detainees […]

05 Oct
1:59

Soldiers Attack Detainees in Nafha Prison

October 5, 2010 1:59 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli soldiers entered the Nafha Prison on Monday evening and searched the rooms of the detainees causing damage. The attack led to tension in the prison camp when the soldiers forced the detainees out of their rooms. The Wa’ed Society for Detainees reported that the attack was carried out by […]

09 Jul
7:22

Ahrar Center slams Israeli closure of Nafha Society

July 9, 2008 7:22 AM Saed Bannoura Israeli attacks, Nablus, News Report 0

The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies issued a press release on Tuesday slamming Israeli attacks against several institutions and societies in Nablus, as well as the Israeli orders to shut down several societies, including the Nafha Society for Human Rights and the Defense of Detainees. The society, along with several […]

27 Apr
6:56

Nafha: “Occupation forces kidnapped 250 Palestinians in April”

April 27, 2008 6:56 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Media Office of the Nafha Society for Defending Detainees Rights and Human Rights published a report on Saturday stating that Israeli occupation forces kidnapped 250 Palestinians since the beginning of April.The Society added that 90 of the kidnapped residents were from Nablus, and the rest were from Hebron, Bethlehem, Jenin, […]

27 Apr
6:56

Nafha: “Las fuerzas de ocupación secuestraron a 250 Palestinos en abril”

April 27, 2008 6:56 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

La Oficina de Medios de Comunicación de la Sociedad Nafha para la Defensa de los Derechos de los Detenidos y de los Derechos Humanos publicó un informe el sÃ¥bado dando a conocer que las fuerzas de ocupación Israelíes secuestraron a 250 Palestinos desde principios de Abril. La Sociedad aùadió que […]

18 Apr
7:13

Nafha Society lawyer receives six months in administrative detention

April 18, 2008 7:13 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Nafha Society for Defending Detainees Rights and Human Rights reported on Thursday that one of the lawyers of the Palestinian Prisoners Society was sentenced to six months in administrative detention without charges or trial. The lawyer, Hussein Al Sheikh, working with the Bethlehem office of the Society, was kidnapped […]

18 Apr
7:13

Abogado de la Sociedad Nafha lleva seis meses en detención administrativa

April 18, 2008 7:13 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

La Sociedad Nafha para la Defensa de los Derechos de los Detenidos y de los Derechos Humanos informó el jueves que uno de los abogados de la Sociedad de Presos Palestinos lleva seis meses de detención administrativa sin cargos ni juicio. El abogado, Hussein Al Sheikh, que trabaja en la […]

18 Mar
7:05

Nafha Society: “100 detainees under interrogation in Al Jalama prison, abused and isolated”

March 18, 2008 7:05 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Nafha Society for Defending the Rights of the Detainees and Human Rights reported on Monday that nearly 100 detainees are currently under interrogation in Al Jalama Israeli interrogation facility facing physical and psychological pressures.The society stated that the detainees never see the sunshine and are not provided with decent […]

04 Jun
11:55

Detainees in Nafha facing inhuman treatment

June 4, 2007 11:55 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Several detainees imprisoned by the Israeli Authorities at the Al Jalama interrogation facility reported that they are facing continuous attacks and inhuman treatment by the soldiers and interrogators.The detainees told the lawyer of Nafha society for Defending the Rights of the Detainees that the interrogators are using illegal methods against […]

08 May
1:37

Detainees in Nafha will hold a hunger strike Tuesday

Lawyer of Mandela Institute Botheina Douqmaq, visited several detainees in the Nafha Israeli detention facility, and was informed by the detainees that they will hold a one-day hunger strike in protest to the administration’s violation of barring families of detainees in from Khan Younis from visiting their detained family members.The […]

30 Apr
1:33

Nafha Society calls for releasing a ailing detainee

April 30, 2007 1:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Nafha Society which advocates the rights of Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons and detention facilities called on human rights organizations to practice pressures on Israel to release an ailing detainee who lost the ability to walk due to a sharp deterioration in his health condition.The society stated that Ahmad […]

08 Mar
12:42

Nafha: Detained Palestinian MPs Suffer Health Complications

March 8, 2007 12:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Nablus, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Nablus-based Nafha Society for the Defense of Prisoners’ Rights reported that the 36 Palestinian MPs being imprisoned in the Israeli detention facilities of Majedo and Alramla, have been going through crucial health complications. A statement released by the society confirmed that a number of the MPs have been suffering […]

28 Nov
10:02

Detainees facing harsh living and health condition in Be’er Shiva and Nafha prisons

November 28, 2006 10:02 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) published a report on the living conditions of the Palestinian detainees in the Israeli Be’er Shiva and Nafha prisons. According to the report, the detainees are subjected to repeated attacks and facing bad living and health conditions.   Lawyer of the PPS, Fawwaz Al Shalloudi, […]

17 Oct
12:24

Prison administration in Nafha bars visitations

October 17, 2006 12:24 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Prison administration of the Israeli Nahfa detention camp,  in the Negev Desert, barred on Monday the detainees from their visitation rights until further notice. The families, travelling under difficult conditions for several hours, were turned back without seeing their detained family members. A spokesperson of the Israeli Prison Administration claimed […]

25 Sep
3:30

Detainees in Nafha: `“The Situation is worse than the period before the Hunger Strike`

September 25, 2004 3:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

 The Palestinian Prisoner Society said that the detainees in Nafha detention informed lawyer Fayez Al-Shalloudy, that the situation now is worse than it was before the hunger Strike conducted in all detentions, which started on August 15 and 18. The 800 political detainees in Nafha said that the administration intensified […]

26 Sep
5:41

Agreement Reached Between Hunger Striking Detainees And Israeli Prison Authority

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Wednesday, that an agreement was reached between the hunger-striking detainees and the Israeli Prison Authority after more than a hundred detainees started the strike more fifteen days earlier. The Committee stated that the implementation of the agreement will start on Thursday morning, which includes […]

24 Sep
10:30

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that around 100 Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons are ongoing with the hunger strike, protesting the installation of signal jamming devices that are impacting their health. The Committee said in a statement that the Israeli Prison Authority rounded up the striking detainees from Ramon, […]

13 Sep
2:35

120 Detainees To Join Hunger Strike As Tension Continues To Mount

Two days after 23 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons started a hunger strike, 120 others are planning to join the strike, especially if the Israeli Prison Authority continues to ignore their demands, including implementing what it agreed to in April of this year. The detainees said that the prison […]

22 Aug
4:02

Dozens Of Detainees To Join Hunger Strike

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has reported that dozens of its political prisoners, imprisoned by Israel in three detention facilities, have decided to hold a hunger strike for three days as in an initial measure in solidarity with detainee Hotheifa Halabiyya, who continues a hunger strike […]

04 Jul
4:26

Ashkelon Detainees Transferred To Other Jails

The Palestinian Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs said that the Israeli Prison Service (IPS), on Monday morning, transferred all Palestinian detainees in Ashkelon prison to other facilities. In a statement, the Commission said that 50 were taken, from their cells to other prisons, as a mass punitive measure against […]

13 Jun
11:28

Detainees In Ashkelon To Start Hunger Strike Sunday

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported that the detainees in Ashkelon Israeli prison have decided to start a hunger strike, this coming Sunday, after preparing a list of legitimate demands. The committee stated that the detainees will start removing all food products from their rooms, before starting the strike. It […]

10 Apr
1:43

PCHR: “Hardest Choice for Detainees in the Israeli Prisons: “Hunger Strike Started”

On Monday, 08 April 2019, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Movement in the Israeli Prisons declared the start of a hunger strike after the negotiations failed and the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) refused the detainees’ legitimate demands, which constitute the most basic legal rights guaranteed under international laws and standards. According to […]

25 Mar
10:28

Soldiers Assault Detainees, Keep Them Cuffed In The Cold, In Negev Detention Camp

March 25, 2019 10:28 AM IMEMC News Israeli attacks, Negev, News Report, Palestine 0

Israeli soldiers attacked and injured, starting on Sunday evening until morning hours Monday, hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners in the Negev Detention Camp, and kept them cuffed in the cold all night long. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers used live rounds, in addition to gas […]

23 Jan
9:25

PCHR: Israeli Prison Service Forces Raid “Ofer” Prison and Wound 100 Palestinian Detainees

January 23, 2019 9:25 AM PCHR Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

 Applying Recommendations of “Gilad Erdan’s Committee: Israeli Prison Service Forces Raid “Ofer” Prison and Wound 100 Palestinian Detainees The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli forces’ raid of “‘Ofer” Prison, west of Ramallah, and resulting in the injury of 100 Palestinian detainees and completely burning 3 cells.  […]

29 Dec
11:03

Report: “Israeli Soldiers Abducted 6489 Palestinians, Including 250 Children, in 2018”

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Saturday, that Israeli soldiers have abducted 6489 Palestinians, including 750 patients or wounded Palestinians, 250 children and 54 women, since the beginning of this year. The committee stated that the army also carried out extensive and very violent searched of homes, causing serious damage, […]

04 Nov
1:44

Ailing Detainee In Solitary Confinement After Being Unable To Leave Room During Search

The Palestinians Detainees’ Committee has reported, Sunday, that an ailing Palestinian detainee has been in solitary confinement at the Nafha Israeli prison, for several months, because his health condition is preventing him from leaving his room during security inspections by the soldiers. The Committee stated that the detainee, Sidqi Hamed […]

02 Nov
5:55

Four Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike against Injustice

November 2, 2018 5:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Four Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently engaged in hunger strikes to protect prisoners’ rights and demand their freedom. Saddam Ali Ayad Awad, 28, from Beit Ummar near al-Khalil, has been on strike since 13 October, after occupation authorities renewed his administrative detention – imprisonment without charge or trial. Image: Saddam Awad, […]

17 Mar
12:21

Palestinian Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Seventh Day

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Saturday, that detainee Bashir Abdullah Khatib, 56, who has been imprisoned for 31 years, started a hunger strike seven days ago, protesting being denied medical treatment. The detainee, from Ramla city, is facing various issues with his teeth, gums and mouth, but has been […]

28 Feb
10:12

Prisoner shackled to bed, held in solitary with no visitation, after refusing to be strip-searched

February 28, 2018 10:12 AM IMEMC News Hebron, Israeli attacks, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee reported on Wednesday that the Prison Administration in Nafha has imposed new sanctions against Wael an-Nadsha by cuffing his arms and shackling his legs on a bed for one week, and denying him visits for a month. This is in addition to a 250 shekel fine, […]

30 Jan
7:25

Detainee Mousa Soufan in Serious Condition

January 30, 2018 7:25 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Authority has confirmed that Mousa Soufan, aged 41, in Nafha prison, from Tulkarem, who has been sentenced to life imprisonment and 13 years, is in a serious health condition due to lung cancer. Doctors say that he needs surgery to remove the lung after a deterioration […]

25 Dec
10:33

VIDEO: Israeli Minister Harasses Palestinians Visiting Jailed Family Members

An ultra right-wing Israeli minister verbally harassed Palestinians from Gaza as they traveled on a bus, to visit their imprisoned relatives in southern Israel’s Nafha prison, hurling abuse at women on the bus calling their sons “dogs.” MK Oren Hazan of the right-wing Likud party, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s […]

03 Dec
9:16

‘Smuggled’ Palestinian Child Meets Father for the First Time in Israeli Prison

December 3, 2017 9:16 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Human Interest, Israel, Prisoners 0

by Rania Zabaneh Whenever someone asked Majd where his father was, he would run to the sitting room and point to a poster hung on the wall. For the 15-month-old toddler, “baba” (Arabic for dad), was a picture, a voice on the other end of the telephone and a lot […]

19 Sep
1:48

Three Detainees Currently Holding Hunger-Strikes

The Palestinian Detainees Radio has reported, Tuesday, that three detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with hunger strikes protesting being held without charges, bad living conditions and treatment. It stated that detainee Anas Ibrahim Shadeed, 20, from Doura town, in the southern West bank governorate of Hebron, has started a […]

Marwan Barghouthi (image from Samidoun)
31 May
10:42

Leader of Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Releases Statement of Victory

In the first statement of the ‘Freedom and Dignity’ hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouthi after the victory of the strike, the strike leader praised the 1500 participants in the hunger strike for their steadfastness and sacrifice, and the many supporters around the world. He also criticized the Israeli government for […]

29 May
8:49

Hunger Strike: New Agreement Details Released

New details have been released regarding the agreement under which Palestinian detainees suspended the 40-day hunger strike on Saturday morning, 27th of May, providing elaboration on the specific issues addressed in the detainees’ negotiations with the Israeli occupation prison administration. Issa Qaraqe, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission spoke in […]

Audio report - this week in Palestine
29 Apr
2:11

This Week in Palestine Week 17 2017

April 29, 2017 2:11 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for April 22, to the 28, 2017. As calls made this week to save the lives of Palestinian political detainee held by Israeli who are on hunger strike, army attack […]

28 Apr
4:19

At Least Fifteen Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Ramallah

Israeli soldiers shot and injured, Friday, at least fifteen Palestinians in different communities in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, after the army assaulted processions in solidarity with the hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons. In Nabi Saleh village, north of Ramallah, the soldiers fired many live rounds, […]

28 Apr
3:45

Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For The Twelfth Day

More than 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with the hunger strike which started twelve days ago, while many more plan to join, amidst massive solidarity protests and activities, across the occupied West Bank. The Media Committee of the “Freedom and Dignity” hunger strike, said undercover Israeli soldiers […]

26 Apr
3:48

Dozens Of Former Political Prisoners Launch A Solidarity Hunger Strike In Tubas

Mahmoud Sawafta, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) in Tubas, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank, said that dozens of former political prisoners have started, Wednesday, a solidarity hungers strike with Palestinian detainees, who are holding an open-ended hunger strike, demanding legitimate rights. The former […]

26 Apr
4:54

Four Palestinians Injured, Dozens Suffer Effects Of Teargas Inhalation, Near Jerusalem

Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Tuesday evening, that at least four young men were shot with rubber-coated steel bullets, and dozens of residents suffered the severe effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers near Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said hundreds of Palestinians […]

Palestine Today - audio
25 Apr
2:03

Palestine Today 04 24 2016

April 25, 2017 2:03 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, April, 24, 2017. Troops attack hunger-striking political detainees and injuries two children and detain civilians during invasions targeting the West Bank. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Undercover […]

24 Apr
6:50

Except In Ofer, Israel Denies Lawyers From Visiting With Hunger Striking Detainees

The joint media committee of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported in a press release, Sunday, that the Israeli Prison Authority is still denying all lawyers’ visitations with the hunger striking detainees, except for those held in Ofer prison. The committee stated that this illegal […]

22 Apr
10:04

Israeli Soldiers Assault Hunger Striking Detainees In Nitzan Prison

April 22, 2017 10:04 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Undercover soldiers of the Israeli Prison Administration assaulted, Friday, several hunger-striking Palestinian detainees in Nitzan Prison, in Ramla, and unleashed their dogs on them, during violent searches of the detainees and their rooms. In a statement to the press, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, said that the soldiers also preventing the […]

20 Apr
10:43

1500 Detainees Continue Hunger Strike For Fourth Day

At least 1500 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, are ongoing with their hunger strike for the fourth consecutive day, and intend to continue while more detainees are gradually joining the strike that started on April 17 th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day. The media department of the Palestinian […]

Palestine Today - audio
19 Apr
2:45

Palestine Today 04 18 2017

April 19, 2017 2:45 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Tuesday, April, 18, 2017. Palestinian Political prisoners held by Israel continue their hunger strike as Israel escalate measures. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. As part of its decision […]

19 Apr
2:02

Israel Prevents PPS Attorney From Visiting Detainees In Ofer

As part of its decision to cancel all visits to hunger striking detainees in its prisons and detention centers, the Israeli Authorities prevented lawyer Arwa Hleihel from visiting the detainees in Ofer prison, near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that Hleihel went to […]

18 Apr
12:10

Israel Isolates Hunger Striking Detainees

April 18, 2017 12:10 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Prison Authority has isolated all hunger striking Palestinian detainees, canceled all family visits in addition to illegally confiscating all their belongings, including clothes except for what they are wearing. The head of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) Qaddoura Fares has reported that Israel has officially informed The Red […]

Palestine Today - audio
18 Apr
2:29

Palestine Today 04 17 2017

April 18, 2017 2:29 AM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, April, 17, 2017. A Palestinian tunnel worker dies in Gaza accident as Palestinian political detainees held by Israeli announce hunger strike. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. The […]

17 Apr
10:21

1300 Palestinian Detainees Start Hunger Strike

More than 1300 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, initiated the first day of hunger strike, on Monday April 17th, which also marks the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, while hundreds of detainees are preparing to join the “Strike For Dignity.” All detainees in Asqalan, Nafha, Ramon, Hadarim, Galboa’ and Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba) […]

17 Apr
4:25

Amnesty International: Israel Must End ‘Unlawful and Cruel’ Policies towards Palestinian Prisoners

Israel’s decades-long policy of detaining Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and Gaza, in prisons inside Israel, and depriving them of regular family visits is not only cruel but also a blatant violation of international law, said Amnesty International, ahead of a mass prisoner’s hunger strike which begins next week, […]

12 Apr
4:51

1,500 Palestinian Prisoners Prepare for Open-ended Hunger Strike

Some 1,500 Palestinian detainees he;d in Israeli jails are prepared to launch the first escalatory steps of hunger strike, under a campaign for freedom and maintaining achievements and capabilities, Committee of Prisoners and Ex-prisoners stated. In a press release, the committee said that 120 prisoners of the Gaza Strip will join the hunger […]

03 Feb
4:14

Weekly Nonviolent Protest Held in Bil’in

Many Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, in the weekly nonviolent procession against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, west of Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. The Popular Committee against the Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said this week’s protest comes in solidarity with […]

02 Feb
3:01

Two Israeli Soldiers Stabbed In Negev Detention Camp, As Army Continues Assault Against The Detainee

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, Issa Qaraqe, has reported that two Israeli soldiers have been stabbed in separate incidents, as the army, and special forces, continued the invasions into the detainees’ rooms, and the assaults against them. Qaraqe’ said that one of the detainees slashed a soldier with […]

Palestine Today - audio
02 Jan
10:07

Palestine Today 01 02 2017

January 2, 2017 10:07 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, January, 02, 2017. Three political prisoners held by Israeli injured, meanwhile more than 80 people became homeless as troops destroy their homes. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. […]

01 Nov
5:29

2017 – The Year of Prisoners’ Freedom: Challenges and Ideas for Action by Wael Jaghoub

The following article on the situation and struggle of Palestinian prisoners today was written inside Israeli prison by Palestinian prisoner Wael Jaghoub, a leader in the prisoners’ movement affiliated to the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, was originally published in Arabic by the Handala Center for Prisoners […]

15 Oct
6:07

Jerusalemite Palestinian Organizer Nasser Abu Khdeir Freed after 5 1/2 Years Imprisonment

(via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network) Longtime Palestinian struggler, Nasser Abu Khdeir of Shuafat, was released yesterday, 13 October from Israeli prison after serving a sentence five and one-half years. Abu Khdeir, 55, was arrested by occupation forces on 15 April 2011, and subject to a prolonged and cruel […]

28 Sep
2:27

Detainee Jawareesh Starts Hunger Strike Demanding Ending Violations, Constant Transfers

Palestinian detainee Jawad Jawareesh, 40, declared hunger strike this past Sunday from his solitary confinement cell in the Ramon Israeli prison, protesting ongoing violations, and his repeated transfers from one prison to another without any reason but to keep his restless. The detainee is from the West Bank city of […]

27 Sep
10:56

Autopsy: Palestinian Detainee Died of Heart Condition, Following Longstanding Neglect by Doctors

September 27, 2016 10:56 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

An autopsy has confirmed that the cause of death for 41-year-old Palestinian prisoner Yasser Thiab Hamdouna, who died in Israeli custody Sunday morning, was cardiomegaly, a condition in which the heart is enlarged, and can lead to sudden death. A statement from the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, released on […]

26 Sep
5:24

Detainee Mohammad Balboul To Be Moved From Wolfson Hospital To Ramla Prison Clinic

September 26, 2016 5:24 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, on Sunday evening, that the Israeli Prison Authority has decided to move detainee Mohammad Balboul, who held an extended hunger strike, from the Wolfson Israeli medical center to the infamous Ramla prison clinic. In a press release, the Committee said that despite the difficult […]

25 Sep
11:35

Palestinian Detainee Dies From Stroke in Ramon Israeli Prison

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies (PPCS) reported Sunday that a Palestinian detainee died from a stroke he suffered in the Ramon Israeli Prison, before he was moved to Soroka hospital. The detainee suffered various serious health issues but was not provided with the needed treatment and follow-up, the Palestinian […]

16 Sep
12:49

More Than 100 Detainees Join Hunger Strike

September 16, 2016 12:49 PM IMEMC News Gaza City, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, on Friday morning, that more than 100 detainees have joined the hunger strike, in solidarity with the striking detainees Mohammad Balboul, his brother Mahmoud and Bilal Kayed. The Committee said the detainees are held in Ramon, Nafha, Negev, Ofer and Galboa’ Israeli prisons. In […]

15 Sep
2:28

Fifty Detainees Join Hunger Strike As Qadi Enters Coma After Acute Pneumonia  

September 15, 2016 2:28 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees Committee ‘Issa Qaraqe voiced an urgent appeal to the United Nations Human Rights Council, holding its 33rd session Wednesday, to immediately intervene and save the lives of all hunger striking Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons, especially Malek al-Qadi who entered a coma after developing […]

06 Sep
11:08

Palestinians Rally Around Hunger Striking Prisoners

by Ahmad Jaradat, Senior Project Coordinator, Alternative Information Center In Bethlehem, hundreds of Palestinians participated in a march in solidarity with three Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike. The Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society, the Palestinian Ministry of Education and local civil society groups organized the demonstration. […]

04 Aug
3:08

PPS: “More Than 300 Detainees Are Holding Hunger Strikes”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that more than 300 Palestinian political prisoners, held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, demanding an end to the escalating violation against them. In a statement, the PPS said 285 detainees, held in Eshil and Nafha prisons, initiated an open-ended hunger strike […]

30 Jun
9:27

Irish Senator Calls for Government Pressure to Release Bilal Kayed

via the Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. Irish Senator Paul Gavan (Sinn Fein) highlighted the case of Bilal Kayed today, 30 June, in the Seanad (Irish Senate), urging the government to condemn Israel’s policy of administrative detention, imprisonment without charge or trial based on secret evidence. Kayed is one of […]

16 Jun
1:34

Israeli Navy Releases Eight Fishers, Among Ten Kidnapped Earlier Wednesday

The Israeli navy released, late on Wednesday evening, eight Palestinians fishers who were among ten fishers kidnapped by the navy during early morning hours in Gaza territorial waters. Zakariyya Bakr, coordinator of the Fishers Committees of the Union of Agricultural Work Committee, said that the army transferred the eight fishers […]

15 Jun
12:11

Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Eight Palestinians In The West Bank

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped, on Wednesday at dawn, at least seven Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, in addition to one Palestinian who was kidnapped late at night, Tuesday, at a military roadblock, near Bethlehem. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the soldiers kidnapped a Palestinian woman from […]

15 Apr
2:16

Occupation Forces Storm Prison Block

Dozens of policemen and security officers have invaded prison blocks in the Nafha prison near the Israeli town of Mitzpe Ramon. They sprayed both tear gas and pepper gas into large crowds of detainees. At least 14 prisoners least were hospitalized in Israel’s Soroko Hospital, according to a statement by […]

13 Apr
10:03

Palestine Today 04 13 2016

April 13, 2016 10:03 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download/Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org ,for Wednesday, April 13, 2016. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities search homes and kidnapped civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. A number of Palestinian political prisoners held by the Israeli […]

24 Sep
3:58

Nine Detainees Forced In Solitary Confinement, Denied Visits

September 24, 2015 3:58 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Husam Society for Detainees and Ex-Detainees has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli Prison Authority forced nine Palestinian detainees in solitary confinement, and denied them the right to family and lawyers’ visits for two months.The society stated that the Prison Authority transferred Dia’ al-Agha, Abdul-Rahim Abu Holi, Salah Sudani, Mustafa […]

20 Sep
12:39

30th Day of Hunger Strike for 7 Palestinian Detainees

September 20, 2015 12:39 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Seven Palestinian administrative detainees currently held by Israeli authorities, in solitary confinement, continued a hunger strike for the 30th day in a row, Saturday, the Prisoners’ and Former Prisoners’ Affairs Committee said.The seven are still being held in solitary confinement despite the deterioration of their health, the committee said, adding […]

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07 Sep
11:34

Palestine Today 09 07 2015

September 7, 2015 11:34 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, September 7th, 2015. Third family member of Israeli arson attack dies of wounds, meanwhile Israeli troops invade West Bank communities and kidnap civilians. These stories, and more, coming up, stay […]

07 Sep
1:40

Soldiers Kidnap Two Palestinian Women

September 7, 2015 1:40 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israeli attacks, News Report, West Bank 0

Israeli soldiers have kidnapped two Palestinian women, one from her home near Ramallah, and another while visiting her brother, held by Israel in the Nafha Israeli prison.Media sources have reported that the soldiers invaded al-Biereh city, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and kidnapped Najwan Odeh, 33, after […]

29 Aug
8:40

5 Palestinian Detainees Continue Hunger-Strike

August 29, 2015 8:40 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Five Palestinian detainees in the Israeli Nafha prison have been on an open-ended hunger strike for seven days in protest of their administrative detention without charge or trial, according to a Detainees and Ex-detainees Committee attorney.The detainees are Nedal Abu ‘Akr, 45, Shadi Ma‘ali, 39, Ghassan Zawahra, 32, Bader al-Ruzza, […]

14 Aug
8:44

Allan Falls into Coma on 60th Day of Hunger Strike

August 14, 2015 8:44 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner Muhammad Allan, who has been on hunger strike for two months, lost consciousness Friday morning, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said.PPS said that Allan’s health had dangerously deteriorated overnight, and that the hunger striker entered a coma after severe shivering. The Barzilai Medical Center said that Allan’s condition […]

14 Aug
12:07

Report: Palestinian Prisoner Resistance

August 14, 2015 12:07 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoners are continuing their protests and resistance inside prison.This includes Muhammad Allan, the 31-year-old lawyer on hunger strike for 58 days to protest his administrative detention without charge or trial. About 560 prisoners in Ramon and Nafha prisons are currently taking part in protests against recent violent raids, transfers […]

10 Aug
8:51

32 Detainees Join Hunger Strike; 180 Striking, More To Join

August 10, 2015 8:51 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The head of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee Issa Qaraqe has reported that 32 Palestinian detainees, held by Israel, have joined the hunger strike, and that the current number of striking detainees is 180, while dozens are expected to join.Qaraqe said all meetings between the detainees and the Israeli Prison Authority […]

09 Aug
5:29

Medical Committee Grants Green Light For Force-Feeding Detainee ‘Allan

August 9, 2015 5:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

After the Israeli Knesset passed an amendment on July 30 allowing the force-feeding of hunger-striking Palestinian political prisoners, the Medical Committee in Soroka Israeli Hospital has granted, on Saturday evening, the doctors in charge of Mohammad Allan’s case, to force-feed him should they determine he could lose his life.The Maan […]

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27 Jul
10:59

Palestine Today 07 27 2015

July 27, 2015 10:59 PM IMEMC & Agencies Audio report, Palestine 0

Audio Link After Text Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday July 27th, 2015. Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian man and kidnap other during invasions targeting West Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli soldiers shot and […]

16 Apr
11:29

Prisoners Day Report on Palestinian Detainees, Their Sufferings and Their Plight

April 16, 2015 11:29 AM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

April 17 is Palestinian Prisoners Day, the day of National, Arab and international solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners, held by Israel and facing serious, continuous (and escalating) Israeli violations. Marking this important day, the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee issued this comprehensive report to document the ongoing suffering of the detainees, and […]

14 Apr
3:06

Cancer-Ridden Detainee Suffers Serious Health Deterioration

April 14, 2015 3:06 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee warned that the health condition of detainee Yosri al-Masri, who suffers from cancer and various health issues, witnessed a serious health deterioration, and that the detainee was moved to the Ramla Prison Clinic.The Committee said that detainee was moved from the Nafha prison to the Ramla […]

11 Mar
2:00

Imprisoned Qassam Leader Moved Into Solitary Confinement

March 11, 2015 2:00 PM IMEMC & Agencies News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Palestinian detainee, leader of the Al-Qassam Brigades the armed wing of Hamas, Abdullah al-Barghouthi, was moved from Ramon Israeli prison to solitary confinement in Nafha following extensive interrogation after releasing a series of books.Al-Barghouthi recently released a series of books called Diaries of the Gun, that were displayed in an […]

08 Mar
2:49

Soldiers Attack A Mentally-Challenged Teen Near Jenin

Israeli soldiers, stationed on the al-Jalama military roadblock, north of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, violently attacked, and detained, a mentally-challenge teen.Eyewitnesses said the soldiers stopped Mohammad Fawwaz Zakarna, 17 years of age, and repeatedly kicked and punched him, causing several cuts and bruises. Zakarna is from Jenin […]