palestinian prisoners

Palestinians warn against ‘worsening conditions’ of security prisoners

The Palestinians have warned that any attempt to worsen the conditions of security prisoners held in Israeli jails would lead to violence.

High Court rejects second petition to free Palestinian hunger striker

Palestinian hunger striker Khalil Awawdeh's case has gained increasing local and international attention since he started his hunger strike on March 3.

Security prisoners to renew protests against ‘harsh conditions’

The move could escalate tensions between Palestinians and Israel as calls have been made to hold rallies in support of the prisoners.

Hunger-striking Palestinian prisoner transferred to hospital

The release of Khalil Awawdeh was claimed to be part of the ceasefire that ended Operation Breaking Dawn.

Palestinians protest arrests, torture by PA security forces

The detainees who are being held in PA prisons include university students, academics, political activists, as well as people suspected of affiliation with Hamas.

Gilboa Prison inquiry warns prisons chief, 3 others - warning could lead to later firing

Israel Prisons Service (IPS) Chief and three other top officials that their failures led to the Gilboa Prison breakout warned.

Gilboa Prison breakout displayed ‘Israeli bumbling at its worst’ - Bar Lev

Of the six escapees, the most prominent was Zakaria Zubeidi, a Fatah commander who was responsible for multiple terrorist attacks and for killing many Israelis.

IPS head testifies before Gilboa Prison break committee

The IPS head also claimed several figures within the prison service warned her of an "ineffective" security system at Gilboa.

Palestinians celebrate ‘victory’ after detainee ends hunger strike

The PA leadership claimed that the agreement was reached thanks to efforts made by Majed Faraj, head of the Palestinian General Intelligence Service.

PA President Abbas accuses Israel of ‘organized terrorism, ethnic cleansing’

Abbas was speaking on the 57th anniversary of the launch of the first attack on Israel by his ruling Fatah faction, just days after his meeting with Defense Minister Benny Gantz

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