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Cellphones a Palestinian detainee attempted to smuggle into Ofer Prison, April 2021

Largest ever attempted cell phone smuggling into prison thwarted

The prisoner attempted to smuggle over 40 cellular devices inside his body into the Ofer Prison.

Gynecologist gets 18 months in prison after sexually assaulting patients

The court filing said Schechter used a vibrating device to rate the "pleasure levels" of three women on four separate occasions. One woman reported that he using his fingers as well.

Disgraced financier, Ponzi scheme architect Bernie Madoff dies in prison

Madoff's thousands of victims, large and small, included individuals, charities, pension funds and hedge funds.

By REUTERS
14/04/2021
Riot police, with a rainbow flag in the background, chase LGBT rights activists in Istanbul, Turkey

French-Jewish gay man threatened in Turkish prison, his family says

Inmates have regularly threatened to hurt Fabien Azoulay, 43, unless he converts to Islam and over their suspicions that he is gay.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
14/04/2021

Israel refused trans woman transfer to women's prison, cited 'appearance'

During her time at Nitzan, she experienced repeated harassment from other prisoners on the basis of her gender identity, things she would not have received in a women's prison.

Elor Azaria

Hebron shooter Elor Azaria opens bakery after his prison sentence ended

Videos of the incident, which went viral and brought widespread international condemnation.

AVICHAI MANDELBLIT

Mandelblit: Appoint Justice minister to avoid coronavirus prison outbreak

Mandelblit urged Netanyahu and Gantz "once again" to appoint a Justice Minister as quickly as possible.

Don't blame Ghislaine Maxwell for filthy jail cell, lawyer says

In a Tuesday filing, prosecutors said jail staff recently ordered the British socialite to clean her "very dirty" cell, which smelled because she "frequently did not flush her toilet after using it."

By REUTERS
08/04/2021
Mahmoud Ezzat, deputy leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, attends a news conference in Cairo May 30, 2

Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader to life in prison

Ezzat was sentenced on charges of inciting violence and supplying firearms during clashes outside the Brotherhood's headquarters between its supporters and opponents in 2013.

By REUTERS
08/04/2021
Palestinian prisoners wait to be released from Ketziot prison, southern Israel, October 1, 2007

Arab-Israeli terrorist who murdered Moshe Tamam released from prison

Oren Tamam, Moshe's brother, and Transportation Minister Miri Regev have demanded that Abu Mukh's citizenship be revoked.

05/04/2021
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