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Prisoners of Israel hunger strike over solitary

NABLUS (Ma’an) — The National Prisoners’ Committee announced on Friday, the start of a two-day hunger strike in Israel’s Nafha prison in the Negev desert. The committee said it called the strike to protest the solitary confinement of Popular Front … Continue reading

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Prisoners Threaten of Open Hunger Strike

14/10/2010 RAMALLAH, October 14 (WAFA)- Minster of Prisoners Affairs Issa Qraqe’ said that he received several  letters from the prisoners that threatened to start an open hunger strike until the end of the solitary confinement against a number of isolated … Continue reading

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Risdon inmates ‘tortured’

October 1 A group of maximum security inmates at Hobart’s Risdon prison will be released from their cells tomorrow for the first time since a riot in the section nine days ago. The state industrial commission was today told the … Continue reading

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2 Journalists Harassed, 30 TAYAD Members in Police Custody

01 October 2010 30 members of the Solidarity Association of Prisoners’ Families (TAYAD) were taken into police custody on 30 September. The TAYAD members had joined a march form Istanbul to Ankara on 18 September to set a sign for … Continue reading

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Basque killer who fled NI ‘in hiding’

10 September Jose Ignacio de Juana Chaos is believed to have absconded despite being due to appeal an order for his extradition. His barrister, who confirmed he has not heard from the 54-year-old since March, argued for the challenge to … Continue reading

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Eta prisoners go on mass hunger strike

25 Jan The Basque Political Prisoners group (EPPK) announced that 742 of its members currently serving time in jails across Spain and France would refuse food in protest at what they call “cruel prison policy”. The group has called for … Continue reading

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New York “Terror” Detainee in Draconian Conditions

By William Fisher NEW YORK, Aug 28 (IPS) – As the planned closing of the U.S. military’s detention centre at Guantanamo Bay draws nearer, human rights activists are raising questions about the treatment of detainees who will be transferred to … Continue reading

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