The Golan Heights Detainees Committee has issued a press release documenting the harsh living conditions that Syrian Detainees from the Golan Heights are facing in Israeli detention facilities.The Committee stated that the detainees are deprived of their basic rights and that many of them are held in solitary confinement and denied visitation rights.

The Committee stated that detainee Seetan Nimir Al Waly is suffering from several health complications while the prison administration is depriving him of his basic right to medical treatment.

The parents of Al Waly stated that they visited him in the Nafha detention camp, in the Negev, demanding that the Israeli authorities allow specialized physicians to examine their son.

The family stated that every detainee is entitled to receive the required medical care and attention, and appealed on human rights groups to pressure the Israeli authorities to allow the detainees this basic right.

Detainee Al Waly was born in 1966 in Majdal Shams. He is of the activists who formed the Secret Syrian Resistance Movement in the Golan Heights. He was arrested on August 23, 1985 along with other members of the group and was sentenced to 27 consecutive years.

He is suffering from several diseases including diseases in his stomach, bones, back and joints.

Translated by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC