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Tales of torture from Israel’s prisons

As Israel prepares to worsen conditions for Palestinian prisoners, we asked six former inmates about their experiences. Earlier this month, Israel’s Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announced plans to “worsen” already horrific conditions for Palestinian prisoners in Israel’s jails. According to the Palestinian prisoners’ rights group Addameer, there are nearly 5,500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, including 230 […]

Leaked pictures show torture of Palestine prisoner in Israel prison

A number of pictures leaked to mass media show the grave effects of the severe torture of Palestinian prisoner, Walid Hanatsha, inside an Israeli prison, Shehab News Agency reported on Friday. The pictures demonstrated the effects of torture on different parts of the prisoner’s body, including his neck, thighs and legs. Bayan Hanatsha, the prisoner’s wife, revealed that her husband was […]

Leaked pictures show torture of Palestine prisoner in Israel prison

A number of pictures leaked to mass media show the grave effects of the severe torture of Palestinian prisoner, Walid Hanatsha, inside an Israeli prison, Shehab News Agency reported on Friday. The pictures demonstrated the effects of torture on different parts of the prisoner’s body, including his neck, thighs and legs. Bayan Hanatsha, the prisoner’s wife, revealed that her husband was […]

How Israel tortures Palestinians

Israel is committing crimes against humanity by torturing Palestinian detainees, prisoners rights group Addameer suggested in a recent report. Israel’s denial of fair trials to prisoners may also constitute war crimes, the group stated. Addameer had been collecting evidence on Israel’s use of torture and ill-treatment against Palestinian detainees since late August. Prison officers were found to have […]

Podcast Ep 11: Israeli jailers break Palestinian’s ribs

On Episode 11 of The Electronic Intifada Podcast, we speak with Lana Ramadan of the Palestinian prisoners rights group Addameer. Ramadan talks about the recent raid by Israeli soldiers on the Addameer headquarters in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah and the September arrest, interrogation and torture of Samer Arbeed. Arbeed was hospitalized with serious injuries, including 11 broken […]

Nael al-Barghouthi: Four decades in prison for seeking a free Palestine

Nael al-Barghouthi, a Palestinian from the West Bank village of Kobar, has spent nearly four decades in Israeli prisons. In 2009, he broke the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest-serving political prisoner. Israeli occupation forces initially detained Barghouthi in April 1978, but he was released in a 2011 prisoner exchange deal before being rearrested three years […]