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PLO Director of Prisoners’ Affairs warns Israel might “assassinate” convicted terrorist Barghouti
Headline: "Karake: Barghouti lives in a prison cell that is similar to a grave, and Israel targets his life" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake warned in a statement yesterday [May 5, 2017] against harm to the life of prisoner leadership member..."
May 6, 2017
Fatah official: Israel treats Palestinians and Palestinian prisoners worse than the Nazis treated the Jews, threatens "violent response"
Official PA radio station The Voice of Palestine, interview with Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and Organization in the West Bank, and PLO Central Council member Dr. Jamal Muhaisen Fatah Central Committee member, Fatah Commissioner of Mobilization and...
Apr 30, 2017
PA PM falsely claims Israeli leaders call to murder Palestinian prisoners
Headline: “The government: The unity of the prisoners calls to us to complete the reconciliation [between Fatah and Hamas] and thwart the occupation’s plans” “[PA] Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah emphasized during the weekly government meeting held in Ramallah under his leadership… that the fact that...”
Apr 26, 2017
Deputy governor of Ramallah: "The occupation is practicing Nazism against our prisoners"
Headline: “The Prisoner’s Day events in Beit Rima and Deir Ghassaneh were completed” “Deputy District Governor of Ramallah and El-Bireh Hamdan Barghouti said: ‘The prisoners have sacrificed years of their lives so that we will live in dignity. The solidarity events must continue in order to support...”
Apr 20, 2017
PA Minister of Foreign Affairs claims imprisoned terrorists who attacked civilians are "prisoners of war" who suffer from "inhumane conditions"
Headline: "Popular, Arab, and international support among the prisoners, and a warning to the occupation against oppression" "[PA] Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Riyad Al-Malki said that the ministry has called on its diplomats worldwide to defend the prisoners' rights and monitor with great..."
Apr 18, 2017
PLO official:"all options will be open" if something happens to the striking Palestinian prisoners, and Palestinians "declares its intifada against the worst occupation in modern history"
"Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners' Affairs Issa Karake warned the occupation's [Israeli] Prison Service not to oppress the hunger striking prisoners and treat them violently, and said that all options will be open if something bad happens to one of the prisoners. He..."
Apr 18, 2017
PLO official: Israeli MPs' statements against terrorist Marwan Barghouti are "monstrous," "similar to the claims of Nazi leaders," and "from them wafts a smell of hate, racism, and corruption"
Text posted on the Facebook page of the PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Posted text: “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that the Israeli ministers’ statements against prisoner Marwan Barghouti (i.e., terrorist who orchestrated three shooting attacks in which 5...”
Apr 17, 2017
Prisoners' demands for April 2017 hunger strike
The following is a list of demands delivered ahead of a hunger strike by terrorist prisoners set to begin on Prisoner’s Day, April 17, 2017, which is being led by Marwan Barghouti – a terrorist prisoner who is serving 5 life sentences for orchestrating three shooting attacks in which 5 were...
Apr 4, 2017
Op-ed by PLO official glorifies imprisoned terrorist Marwan Barghouti, demonizes Israel
Excerpt of an op-ed by Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake Headline: “Prisoner Marwan Barghouti: I hope [to achieve] Martyrdom-death (Shahada) twice for this great people” “Prisoner Marwan Barghouti (i.e., terrorist who orchestrated three shooting attacks in which 5 were...”
Mar 30, 2017
Fatah student movement threatens day of terror and killing against "Nazi" Israel for "heroic" prisoners
The image shows a statement by the Fatah student movement Shabiba regarding a planned hunger strike by Fatah prisoners starting on Prisoner’s Day, April 17, 2017. Text on image: “On April 17, [2017,] prisoners of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement Fatah... will launch a new heroic...”
Mar 29, 2017
PLO Commission of Prisoners' Affairs accuses Israeli Prison Service's doctors of torturing and performing medical experiments on prisoners
Headline: “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs: The [Israeli] Prison Service’s doctors are partners in the torture and medical neglect” “The [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs accused the Israeli Prison Service’s doctors who are working in the prisons and the Israeli doctors who are...”
Mar 5, 2017
PLO official: Israel treats prisoners as if they are not human beings
Headline: “Karake: The government of Israel treats the prisoners in a beastly fashion” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that the occupation’s government, with all of its legal, parliamentary, and political systems and institutions is...”
Feb 28, 2017
Released prisoner had earned high school diploma and BA while in prison
“The occupation authorities released prisoner Imad Muhammad Al-Athamneh, 45, this evening, Wednesday [Feb. 22, 2017], after he served his sentence of 14 years… It should be noted that prisoner Imad Al-Athamneh is married and a father of six children, and he earned a high school diploma and a...”
Feb 22, 2017
PLO official claims Israel implements a "slow death policy" against Palestinian prisoners
Headline: "Karake: Al-Jalad is a victim of the occupation's terror…" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that the death as a Martyr (Shahid) of prisoner Muhammad Al-Jalad is a crime that is comprised of several crimes, which joins the list of crimes perpetrated by..."
Feb 20, 2017
PLO official claims in official PA daily: There are "210 Martyrs who were murdered by torture and medical neglect"
Headline: “The prisoners are under attack” Excerpt of an op-ed by Director of PLO Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake “With the fall of Martyr (Shahid) injured prisoner Muhammad Al-Jalad (i.e., terrorist) on Feb. 8, 2017, the number of Martyr prisoners since 1967 rises to 210 Martyrs who...”
Feb 14, 2017
PLO official accuses Israel of "deliberate medical neglect" of Palestinian prisoners
Headline: "Karake: The Commission of Prisoners' Affairs demanded an investigation of the circumstances of the death as a Martyr of prisoner Al-Jalad" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that the commission has demanded the opening of an investigation of the..."
Feb 13, 2017
PA government salutes the "legendary resolve of the heroic male and female prisoners"
Headline: "The [PA] government: 'The Regularization Law' places obstacles in the US president's path to achieving a historic agreement" "The [PA] government emphasized during its weekly meeting that was held yesterday [Feb. 7, 2017] in Ramallah, led by [PA Prime Minister] Rami Hamdallah, that the..."
Feb 8, 2017
Prisoner studied history and political science at Hebrew University, learned 16 languages while in prison
Headline: "Jaradat: I read 6,000 books and learned 16 languages in prison" "He glances at the various Hebrew websites, and when we asked him about his life he said: 'My name is Hilal Jaradat from Jenin in the West Bank. I served 27 years in the Israeli occupation's prisons after I killed 3 Israeli..."
Jan 26, 2017
Released prisoner claims Israel tortures prisoners, who are turned into “medical guinea pigs”
“Dozens of family members of prisoners and released prisoners, representatives of official and popular institutions, and representatives of the national activity factions in the Jenin district participated in a solidarity rally in Silat Al-Harithiya for sick prisoner Anas Jaradat, who was sentenced...”
Jan 21, 2017
Released Palestinian prisoner announces on PA TV: Israel uses sick Palestinian prisoners as "lab rats"
Official PA TV program I Call You, interview with Palestinian journalist and released terrorist prisoner Allam Al-Kaabi Palestinian journalist and released prisoner Allam Al-Kaabi: “Recently many articles have been published in the Israeli press about using the sick [Palestinian] prisoners as lab...”
Dec 19, 2016
PLO official accuses Israel of trying to kill hunger-striking prisoners
Headline: "Karake: The next few hours are critical if [prisoners] Abu Fara and Shadid continue to refrain from drinking water" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that the next few hours will be critical and decisive if prisoners Ahmed Abu Fara and Anas Shadid..."
Dec 18, 2016
PLO official: 600 Palestinian terrorists serving prison sentences are getting college degrees
Headline: “Karake: Education is the cultural weapon of the prisoners, and 600 prisoners are enrolling at universities” “Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that approximately 600 Palestinian prisoners in the occupation’s prisons are enrolling...”
Nov 7, 2016
PA cartoon: Israel executes prisoners through medical neglect
Text and cartoon posted on the Facebook page of the PA National Security Forces Posted text: "#[PA_]Palestinian_National_Security_Forces" The cartoon shows an Israeli soldier with a grotesquely large nose holding a noose attached to an infusion, as a Palestinian prisoner kneels before him. This...
Oct 23, 2016
PLO Head of Prisoners’ Commission: Israel is carrying out “incitement” campaign against imprisoned Palestinian terrorists to isolate them, prisoners are freedom fighters
Headline: "Karake: The prisoners must be legally protected from the Israeli targeted attack against their standing as freedom prisoners" "Director of [PLO] Commission of Prisoners and Released Prisoners’ Affairs Issa Karake said that Israel and its right-wing government are striving to eradicate..."
Oct 16, 2016