Prisoners

Occupation forces beat and torture Palestinian youth in Israeli prison

RAMALLAH, PALESTINOW.COM -- The lawyer of the prisoners and ex-prisoners’ commission, Loay Akeh, revealed the testimony of the Mohammed Shamasneh, aged 18, from the town of Qutneh in Jerusalem, where he recounts the harsh interrogation,...

Bilal Diyab enters his 16 days of hunger strike

AL-QUDS, PALESTINOW.COM -- The Palestinian detainee Bilal Diyab, 32 from Kafr Raei town south of Jenin city, has been on an open hunger strike for the past 16 days. Like our page on Facebook Follow us...

Hamas denies dialogue with the occupation over prisoner exchange

A senior Hamas source denied the existence of any direct or indirect dialogue between the group and Israel over a prisoner swap. GAZA, PALESTINOW.COM -- The source told Quds Press on condition of anonymity that all...

FEMALE EX-PRISONER JOINS SIT IN-TENT AFTER PA FREEZES HER SALARY

25-year-old Palestinian ex-prisoner Haneyya Nasser joined a sit-in tent in set up in Ramallah to protest the suspension of ex-prisoners’ salaries by the Palestinian Authority (PA), run by Mahmoud Abbas. Nasser, a native of Deir...

3 PALESTINIAN PRISONERS ENTER NEW YEARS IN ISRAELI PRISON

Three Palestinians from the occupied West Bank entered a new year inside Israeli prisons on Saturday, as two serve life sentences. Palestinian prisoner Ahmed Basharat, 42, from the city of Tubas in the northern occupied...

PALESTINIAN DETAINEE ENTERS 16TH YEAR IN ISRAELI LOCK-UPS

33-year-old Palestinian detainee Mohamed Rafiq Alawi, from Nablus province, has been held in Israeli jails for 16 years running. According to the prisoners’ committee, Alawi was arrested in 2002 and is expected to spend his...