News About Prisoners

#UNDropG4S: Tell the United Nations to cut ties with Israel prison contractor G4S

United Nations agencies hold contracts worth over $22 million annually with G4S, a British-Danish company that is both the world’s largest security firm and its second-biggest private employer. G4S also equips and maintains Israeli detention centers and jails where Palestinians are held and tortured, as well as training facilities that prepare occupation forces for their […]

“When I See Them I See Us”

Black-Palestinian Solidarity released a powerful video today unifying resistance against state-sanctioned violence both communities are confronting. “When I See Them I See Us” features more than 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists, including Lauryn Hill, Rasmea Odeh, Danny Glover, Cornel West, Angela Davis, Alice Walker, DAM, Aja Monet, Sapphire, Rafeef Ziadah, LisaGay Hamilton, […]

7 Palestinian prisoners mark 30th day of hunger strike in Israeli jails

Hunger strikes by seven Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails in protest at their conditions continue after 30 days. The prisoners are held under Israel’s administrative detention policy which allows authorities to detain Palestinians without trial indefinitely. The Prisoners’ and Former Prisoners’ Affairs Committee says the health condition of the prisoners who are kept in solitary […]