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Israel in 'grave breach' over informants
Pressuring Palestinians to pass on information to Israel is a violation of the Geneva conventions,says rights group.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2014 11:49 GMT
West Bank prisoners face Israeli re-arrest
Israel has re-arrested dozens of Palestinians in the West Bank, an act a human rights group says is 'unjustified'.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2014 12:13 GMT
Israel re-arrests dozens freed in Shalit deal
Massive operation in West Bank winds down, but Netanyahu will pursue long jail terms and punitive home demolitions.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2014 16:22 GMT
Palestinians die in clash with Israeli troops
Two killed in confrontations in West Bank as Israel continues its operation to find three missing teenagers.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 12:52 GMT
Palestinian museum showcases prisoner misery
Abu Jihad Museum highlights woes of inmates - past and present - as Palestinians mark Prisoners' Day.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2013 10:06 GMT
Israel accused of abusing detained children
UN report says Palestinian minors, most arrested for rock-throwing, face systemic ill-treatment by Israeli authorities.
Last updated: 06 Mar 2013 23:54 GMT
Israel court defers release of hunger striker
Palestinian prisoner Samer Issawi, after refusing food for over 200 days, appeared in court to request release on bail.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 16:23 GMT
Palestinian hunger strikers 'close to death'
Samer Barq, one of the three prisoners refusing food, has been moved to intensive care as his blood sugar level dipped.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2012 10:31 GMT
Palestinian prisoner eases hunger strike
Mahmoud Sarsak, a Palestinian footballer held by Israel, agrees to take milk after fast lasting more than 80 days.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2012 23:58 GMT
'Progress' in Palestinian hunger strike talks
Palestinian officials say Egyptian mediators are talking to Israel in bid to end action by at least 2,000 prisoners.
Last updated: 13 May 2012 10:54 GMT
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