Category Archives: Prisoner Rights

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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Bill to deny recalcitrant husbands religious privileges in jail

Jpost Reports- New legislation designed to increase pressure on men refusing to grant a divorce by preventing them from studying Torah in jail was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation. Bayit Yehudi MK Shulli Muallem who is proposing the … Continue reading

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After Olmert visited by 37 lawyers, prison service to change rules

Jpost Reports – Israel Prison Services Spokesman Assaf Librati told the Jerusalem Post on Sunday that the IPS caught wind of the “illogical” number of lawyer visits Olmert had from lawyers. Israel Prison Services announced Sunday that it would change … Continue reading

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Deri asks court to revoke Israeli-Arab terrorist’s citizenship

Jpost Reports – Interior Minister Arye Deri on Sunday filed a request with the Haifa District Court seeking to revoke Alaa Ziad’s citizenship in the wake of his March conviction for an October 11 car-ramming terrorist attack. Ziad, an Israeli … Continue reading

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Israel frees youngest Palestinian prisoner

Yahoo News Reports “NASSER SHIYOUKHI, Associated Press 5 hours ago – HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — A 12-year-old Palestinian girl, imprisoned by Israel after she confessed to planning a stabbing attack on Israelis in a West Bank settlement, returned home … Continue reading

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