Category Archives: Prisoner Rights

Comment: Palestinian Authority must stop rewarding acts of terrorism

Jpost – Opinion By AMOS YADLIN, MOSHE YA’ALON/March 6, 2017 Shortly after the Oslo accords were signed, the late Palestinian Authority chairman Yasser Arafat began providing educational benefits to convicted terrorists ostensibly in order to enable them to pursue peacetime … Continue reading

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Syrian government accused of carrying out mass prisoner hangings

By Reuters 6/02/2017 BEIRUT – The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions took place … Continue reading

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Former IDF official: Israel needs to immediately address PA terror payments with Trump

Jpost – Arab – Israeli Conflict By Herb Keinon 17 January 2017 Kuperwasser put at some 5,500 the number of Palestinian prisoners serving time for terror-related offenses. Man with hands tied up with chains behind the bars (illustrative). (photo credit:INGIMAGE) … Continue reading

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The “Taylor Force Act”

114th CONGRESS 2d Session S. 3414   To condition assistance to the West Bank and Gaza on steps by the Palestinian Authority to end violence and terrorism against Israeli citizens. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES September 28, 2016 … Continue reading

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Top Republican senator pushing to suspend aid to Palestinian Authority, Egypt

Jpost-Middle East By YAAKOV KATZ \12/05/2016 WASHINGTON DC – Whether Israel likes it or not, the United States Senate will aggressively promote new legislation next month aimed at cutting funding to two key allies of the Jewish State – the … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Where are the human rights organizations?

Arutz Sheva Israel National News Netanyahu urges the international community to help free four Palestinian Arabs who were arrested for visiting Efrat mayor’s sukkah. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Sunday urged the international community to help free four Palestinian Arabs … Continue reading

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Public Defender slams Israel Police for brutality, rights abuses

Jpost Reports- The Public Defender published its annual report on Sunday, formally submitting it to Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked. The report noted a number of deficiencies in the country’s criminal justice system, including too many indictments, police brutality and the … Continue reading

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