Thursday, November 21, 2019
Medical Abuse and Neglect
Medical Abuse and Neglect
Anas Hamarsheh, 17, losing ability to walk in Israeli prisons
17 January 2018
Palestinian child prisoner Anas Hamarsheh, 17, has reportedly lost the ability to walk; his family have repeatedly warned of the severe dangers to his...
Two Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons
1 December 2017
There are currently two Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike. Ali Barghouthi is on hunger strike for the fourth day; he launched...
Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Dweikat loses sight after virus, medical neglect in Israeli prison
19 November 2017
Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Mazen Amer Dweikat, 30, from Nablus, has been held in Israeli jails since 6 December 2016. He has completely lost his...
Unjustly reimprisoned elderly Palestinian suffers health crisis
14 November 2017
Palestinian prisoner Yousef Hassan Abu al-Kheir, 74, from Akka (Acre) in occupied Palestine '48, is suffering from a difficult health situation in Gilboa prison....
Palestinian prisoner’s petition for early release postponed
28 October 2017
On Wednesday, 25 October, the Early Release Committee of the Israel Prison Service held a hearing on the case of Sami Abu Diak, the...
Israeli military court extends detention of Palestinian child prisoner, son of man injured by Israeli medical negligence
19 October 2017
On Thursday, 19 October, the Salem military court extended the detention of Anas Hamarsheh, 17, from the village of Ya'abad near Jenin, until next...
Death of former prisoner Mahmoud Suleiman highlights medical neglect in Israeli prisons
17 October 2017
Palestinian prisoners are highlighting the danger of medical neglect or mistreatment for sick prisoners in Israeli jails and the long-lasting consequences, following the death...
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...
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