The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Wednesday, that political prisoner Mohammad Jobran Khalil, 33, is suffering various psychological and neurological issues, resulting from being held in solitary confinement for the eight consecutive year.The Committee said that Jubran, from the central West Bank city of Ramallah, has also been denied family visits for the ninth consecutive month.

Lawyer Karim ‘Ajwa said that Khalil, currently held in solitary at the Asqalan Israeli prison, has been moved into solitary confinement in different Israeli prisons, including Ramon, Eshil and the Negev detention camp.

He also stated that Khalil is facing very difficult conditions, placed in dark, cold, dirty and humid cells, without covers, a toilet or even proper ventilation.

Khalil, from al-Mazra’a ash-Sharqiyya village, east of Ramallah, was taken prisoner on March 3, 2006, and was sentenced to one life term.