News About Prisoners

Five Palestinian Minors Say They were Beaten, Tortured during Detention

Five Palestinian minors said they were severely beaten and tortured by Israeli soldiers and interrogators during detention, today said the Palestinian Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs. The Commission said it got affidavits from the five minors, who gave details of the beating and torture they were subjected to at the hands of Israeli soldiers […]

“Israel’s denial vaccine to Palestinian prisoners is an act of racism,” Palestinian group says

A Palestinian group condemns on Saturday the Israeli decision to deny the access of coronavirus vaccine to Palestinian prisoners, and considers it as a racist act. Israeli authorities aim at increasing the number of coronavirus infections among Palestinian prisoners as the Israeli minister declared that it is not a priority for Tel Aviv to vaccinate […]

40 years in jail, Palestinian prisoner’s family still hopeful

Family of Nael Barghouthi, longest-serving Palestinian prisoner, speaks to Anadolu Agency RAMALLAH, Palestine  Despite 40 years behind bars, the family of Nael Barghouthi, the longest-serving Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jails, is still hopeful to see him freed one day. “He will taste freedom once again,” his wife Iman Nafi told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive […]

Making Sense of Hunger Strikes and Symbolic Politics

Desperate circumstances give rise to desperate behavior. If by states, extreme violent behavior tends to be rationalized as ‘self-defense,’ ‘military necessity,’ or ‘counterterrorism,’ and claims of legal authorization are treated as appropriate. If even nonviolent acts of resistance by individuals associated with dissident movements, then the established order and its supportive media will routinely describe […]