prisoners released

IDF
Report: 3 prisoners captured in Operation Protective Edge released

Palestinian Ministry of Prisoner Affairs stated to Ma'an News Agency that Israel is holding 159 prisoners of war from Gaza engagement.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
16/08/2014
PA President Mahmoud Abbas (C) welcomes Palestinian prisoners released in Ramallah.
New law cuts National Insurance benefits for freed terrorists

The law will forbid freed prisoners in nationalist crimes from receiving government benefits until end of their original prison term.

Palestinians protest in support of hunger striker Samer Essawi outside J'lem court, Feb 19
Palestinian prisoners agree to end hunger strike after two months

IPS believes strike ended because of force-feeding bill, Ramadan, and understanding that after kidnapping "no one's going to talk to them right now."

25/06/2014
Palestinians protest in support of hunger striker Samer Essawi outside J'lem court, Feb 19
Knesset delays vote on bill to allow force-feeding prisoners on hunger strike

Several Palestinian prisoners still on hunger strike after more than 50 days protesting administrative detention and other practices of Israel Prison Service.

By JPOST.COM STAFF , BEN HARTMAN
23/06/2014
Palestinians protest in support of hunger striker Samer Essawi outside J'lem court, Feb 19
Prisoners may be anesthetized before force-feeding

Anesthesia amendment added to make it safer for prisoners, but doctors still oppose the practice

Economy Minister Naftali Bennett
Bennett: Prisoner release undermines Israeli-Arab demand for equality in Israel

In open letter to Israeli-Arab sector, Bayit Yehudi leader says release of Israeli-Arab terrorists hurts foremost sector's interests.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
13/04/2014
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