Prisoners

Three Palestinian detainees on open hunger strike in Israeli jails

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinian Prisoner Society on Wednesday said that there are three Palestinian detainees on open hunger strike in Israeli lock-ups. According to a statement by Palestinian Prisoner Society, Emran al-Khatib, 60, has been...

Israel sentenced paralyzed detainee to 35 years

JERUSALEM, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Israeli Central Court in occupied East Jerusalem sentenced, on Thursday evening, a paralyzed Palestinian detainee to 35 years in prison, and ordered him to pay 330.000 Shekels in compensation to two...

Khader Adnan continues his hunger strike for fifth day

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Palestinian political prisoner, Khader Adnan, is ongoing with a huger strike he started five days ago, rejecting his continued imprisonment and demanding his immediate release. Adnan, 40, started his strike on Sunday September 2nd,...

Israel extended the detention of Palestinian female writer Lama Khater for 7th time

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Israeli military court of Ashkelon extended the detention of Palestinian female writer Lama Khater on Thursday for another week, which makes it the seventh extension since her detention one month ago. Palestinian...

Waed Tamimi sentenced to 14 months in Israeli prison for throwing stone

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- Waed Tamimi, the brother of recently released Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, was sentenced to more than a year in prison for stone-throwing, the Israeli army announced on Tuesday. Ahed attracted global attention when...

IOF arrested six Palestinian women in Al-Aqsa

OCCUPIED AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM -- Israeli soldiers abducted, Wednesday, six Palestinian women in front of one of the gates leading to the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers abducted Naheda Salah Abu Shaqra,...