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Medical Abuse and Neglect
Medical Abuse and Neglect
Sick Palestinian prisoners suffering in Israeli jails, petition for early release
10 October 2017
Sick Palestinian prisoners are continuing to struggle for their lives and health inside Israeli prisons. The Palestinian Prisoners' Affairs Commission has submitted an appeal...
Kamil Abu Hanish: Racism and medical mistreatment in the occupation prisons
13 September 2017
One of the most difficult aspects of imprisonment that Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails face is medical neglect and mistreatment. While cases like those...
Arafa and al-Salhi remain imprisoned, denied family visits despite serious health dangers
30 August 2017
Seriously injured Palestinian prisoners Raed al-Salhi and Abdel-Aziz Arafa remained imprisoned by the Israeli occupation. Both Salhi and Arafa are Palestinian refugee youth from...
Palestinian child with epilepsy and leukemia sentenced to 90 days in Israeli prison
21 February 2017
Palestinian boy Ahmad Kaddour, 15, was sentenced on Monday, 20 February to 91 days in prison and a fine of 3000 NIS (approximately $810...
Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli custody; 16-year-old brother of Palestinian killed by medical neglect arrested
14 February 2017
Palestinian prisoner Mohammed al-Jallad, 24, died on Friday, 10 February at Beilinson Hospital; he had been shot by Israeli occupation forces on 9 November...
Osama Zeidat, 15, released on high bail as injured and ill Palestinian children remain imprisoned
26 January 2017
Injured Palestinian child prisoner Osama Zeidat, 15, has been released on bail following his second surgery for his severely injured foot, said Palestinian lawyer...
Jaradat launches hunger strike for medical treatment, against isolation; al-Qeeq suspends strike pending hearing
18 January 2017
Re-arrested Palestinian journalist and former long-term hunger striker Mohammed al-Qeeq suspended his hunger strike pending a court hearing on Thursday, 19 January, said his...
Palestinian prisoners demand medical treatment, end to isolation of Anas Jaradat
17 January 2017
Palestinian prisoners are demanding that ill prisoner Anas Jaradat be released from isolation and provided with medical treatment. Jaradat, 36, from the village of Silat...
Palestinian cancer patient Moatassem Raddad enters 11th year in prison with worsening health
12 January 2017
As imprisoned Palestinian cancer patient Moatassem Raddad, 34, enters his 11th year in Israeli prisons, his health condition has continued to worsen. Raddad, from the...
Wounded Palestinian child prisoner’s appeal hearing postponed for medical report
2 January 2017
The hearing on the case of wounded Palestinian child prisoner Osama Zeidat, 15, at the Israeli Ofer military court was continued on Monday, 2...
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