Sunday, March 12, 2006

Security: 9,000 Palestinian and Arab prisoners preparing to start hunger strike in Israel

IPC Palestine, reports that News has been leaked from Israeli jails that Palestinian and Arab prisoners are preparing to start a hunger strike in protest against the Israeli authorities and the conditions they are living in.

The article states that a statement released from the Israeli jails in Nablus, confirms that the prisoners are preparing to start this strike in the near future.

According to the report the prisoners confirmed that the prison authorities continue their policy of isolation against prisoners and that many of them have been kept in isolation cells for many years.