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Terrorist prisoner who planned murder teaches other prisoners international law and human rights
Headline: “Ramallah: A ceremony honoring the prisoners that passed a course in international law in Nafha and Hadarim” “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, in cooperation with The [International] Diplomatic Network of International Law and Human Rights and The Dream Academy, held a...”
Oct 1, 2018
Head of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs praises PA Ministry of Education for “taking care to transfer the matriculation exams” to Palestinians in Israeli prisons
Headline: “The [PA] Ministry of Education and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ [Affairs] discussed the cooperation in the field of strengthening the prisoners’ right to education” “Yesterday [Sept. 26, 2018] at the Ministry of Education building, [PA] Minister of Education and Higher Education...”
Sep 27, 2018
Hundreds of prisoners and released prisoners study at Al-Quds Open University
Headline: "During a conference regarding The Prisoners' Cause in Modern Palestinian Literature in Ramallah, the speakers recommended strengthening the interest in prisoner literature" "Participants in a conference discussing authors of creative children's books – which was organized by Al-Quds Open..."
Sep 13, 2018
Article in official PA daily claims Israeli prisons are “financial companies whose goal is to impoverish the prisoners,” which constitute “part of the occupation's colonialist economic project” and target Palestinian prisoners
Headline: "The occupation arrested 484 civilians in the month of August" "The prisoner and human rights institutions noted as part of a fact sheet they published yesterday [Sept. 10, 2018] that… the total of what the PA pays for the prisoners’ purchases from the canteens in the prisons has reached..."
Sep 11, 2018
PLO and PA officials express pride in Palestinian prisoners who carry out academic studies; Salaries to terrorists and their families “will not be harmed”
Headline: “Completion of a course on international law and human rights for the prisoners of Nafha Prison” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released [Prisoners’] Afairs Qadri Abu Bakr said that through all the years of the Palestinian struggle, the occupation has violated all of the...”
Aug 17, 2018
PLO Prisoners Commission: Israel is subjecting 4 Palestinian prisoners to “deliberate medical neglect”
Headline: "The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs: The management of Eshel Prison is deliberately neglecting the state of health of 4 sick prisoners" "A report published yesterday [Aug. 12, 2018] by the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs showed that four sick..."
Aug 13, 2018
Head of prisoners’ org: Support of prisoners will continue until the prisons are empty; Israel has policy of “medical neglect” of adult prisoners and policy of “torture and abuse” of child prisoners
“Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Major General Qadri Abu Bakr said that the support for the prisoners is continuing until the occupation’s prisons are free of prisoners without exception, and that the commission will continue its work in order to provide...”
Aug 8, 2018
Song, dance, and parties - prison life of released teen prisoner Ahed Tamimi
RT TV reporter: “Tell us in detail how you passed the time; what did you do inside the prisons?” Ahed Tamimi: “As I told you, I did a lot of things: a legal course, we spent a lot of time on that, and matriculation exam studies; I read books; we would sing; we even had joint breakfasts of the...”
Aug 1, 2018
PLO holds event for prisoners’ kids, PLO official: Hundreds of prisoners got academic degrees in prison
Headline: “Ramallah and El-Bireh: Honoring the children of the prisoners who passed the matriculation exams” “Yesterday afternoon [July 23, 2018], the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs and the [PA-funded] Prisoners’ Club, in partnership with the Ramallah and El-Bireh...”
Jul 24, 2018
“More than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners are registered in the Palestinian universities for a bachelor’s degree,” says PLO official
Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake on PA TV News: “This year, 900 prisoners in the prisons have also begun to take the matriculation exams, and more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners are registered in the Palestinian universities for a bachelor’s degree. In other words, the...”
Jul 23, 2018
Researcher accuses Israel of torturing Palestinian prisoners, in order to “eradicate everything that is Palestinian”
Headline: "Gaza: Jurists call to document the Israeli crimes of torture against our prisoners" "Researcher [and expert on prisoners' affairs] Majdi Salem said in his speech [participating in a panel at the Muhjata Al-Quds Foundation for International Day in Support of Victims of Torture] that..."
Jun 27, 2018
Head of PLO prisoners’ commission accuses Israel of neglecting Palestinian prisoners’ medical needs
Headline: “During a visit to released [prisoners] and prisoners’ families in Qalqilya – Karake: ‘There is an increase in the cases of cancer among the prisoners; Abd Al-Qader’s condition is very serious’” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake... indicated that the rate of...”
May 31, 2018
Fatah official accuses Israel of indirectly killing Palestinian prisoners by “deliberate medical neglect”
"Fatah Movement Revolutionary Council member and Commissioner for the Martyrs (Shahids), Prisoners, and Wounded in Fatah’s top leadership body in the Gaza Strip Tayseer Al-Bardini emphasized that the maximum Palestinian, Arab, and humanitarian efforts must be invested in a way that will serve the..."
May 31, 2018
PLO Commission of Prisoners` Affairs: Israel is carrying out “medical crimes” and “planting illnesses” in Palestinian prisoners’ bodies
"In a report of the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners' Affairs, it was noted that the sick prisoners who are in what is known as the Ramle Medical Center are suffering from a most severe state of health, and sleep for two thirds of the day in order to escape the pain… The sick prisoners said yesterday..."
Apr 23, 2018
Over 1000 Palestinian prisoners are taking academic courses, says PLO official
Headline: “Graduation ceremony for a group of prisoners who completed a course in journalistic editing” “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs, together with the [Palestinian] Journalists’Syndicate, held a graduation ceremony yesterday [March 18, 2018] for a group of prisoners from Nafha...”
Mar 19, 2018
Palestinian terrorist prisoners continue academic studies in Israeli prisons
Headline: “Karake: A thousand Palestinian prisoners have joined the Palestinian universities” “During the ceremony Karake said: ‘A thousand Palestinian prisoners who are in the prisons have joined the Palestinian universities,’ and added that an academic revolution is taking place in the prisons...”
Feb 22, 2018
International Red Cross met with Palestinian prisoners 400 times in 2017
Headline: "Zakkout: 400 visits to prisoners by a representative of the Red Cross during 2017" "Spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Gaza Suhair Zakkout… emphasized to [the independent Palestinian news agency] Donia Al-Watan today, Tuesday [Feb. 13, 2018] - during an open..."
Feb 13, 2018
Released Palestinian prisoner claims Israel has policy of “deliberate medical neglect” towards the prisoners; some prisoners are studying for academic degrees
Official PA TV program Palestine This Morning, on Palestinian prisoners, hosting released prisoner Muhammad Abu Rizq, who served a 13 year sentence in an Israeli prison Released Palestinian prisoner Muhammad Abu Rizq: "Unfortunately, my sister, there is a policy of deliberate medical neglect by the..."
Jan 22, 2018
PLO Prisoners’ Commission alleges Israeli policy of “intentional medical negligence” against Palestinian prisoners
Headline: “Prisoners’ testimonies reveal serious health conditions” “A report that was released by the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs yesterday [Oct. 24, 2017] communicated the testimonies of sick prisoners, in which the serious imprisonment conditions they suffer...”
Oct 25, 2017
Director of Prisoners Affairs: Female Palestinian prisoners are suffering from “severe mistreatment,” “intentional medical neglect,” and “a lack of appropriate TV channels”
“Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that 56 Palestinian female prisoners who are in Hasharon Prison and Damon Prison are suffering from severe mistreatment, and are being denied their most basic rights. He also explained that 10 female...”
Oct 25, 2017
PLO official calls on institutions and media outlets to focus on “veteran” imprisoned terrorists and their “suffering”
“Director of the Studies and Documentation Unit in the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs and member of the Committee for Administering PA Affairs in the Gaza Strip Abd Al-Nasser Farwaneh said that Palestinian prisoner Muhammad Al-Tous has completed his 32nd year in the...”
Oct 5, 2017
PA TV repeats libel that Israel conducts medical experiments on prisoners: "He becomes a guinea pig on which they try the medicines of the doctor murderer"
Official PA TV program I Call You, on sick prisoners Official PA TV host: "[The sick prisoner] is imprisoned between the hangman’s handcuffs, lying on his sick bed, and between guards who know no mercy. He is chained hand and foot, and cannot raise his weak head. This is suffering and a story of..."
Aug 21, 2017
Arab League echoes PA lies: Israel does medical experiments on prisoners and murders them
Headline: “The Arab League condemned the holding of the Martyrs’ bodies” “The Arab League condemned the ongoing Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people, and particularly the holding of the Martyrs’ (Shahids’) bodies and theft of their organs, the legislation of additional racist laws, and the...”
Aug 15, 2017
Imprisoned terrorist who killed Israeli government minister receives academic degree while in prison
"Despite being sentenced to life, prisoner Majdi Al-Rimawi (i.e., terrorist, participated in murder of Israeli Minister of Tourism Rehavam Zeevi) succeeded in completing the requirements of an Al-Quds Open University degree and was present in spirit through his picture that was placed on the stage..."
Aug 12, 2017
Two Palestinian prisoners receive BA degrees while imprisoned
Headline: “Kadoorie celebrates the graduation of prisoners Khalayle and Hamayel in the framework of the prisoners’ study program” “Palestine Technical University - Kadoorie and the [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs celebrated the graduation of the prisoners sitting in...”
Aug 10, 2017