Palestinian inmates turn to 'sperm smuggling'

There are 4,700 Palestinians in Israeli jails, and married inmates are not allowed conjugal visits.

    For Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails, starting a family would normally be out of the question.

    But a growing number are resorting to an innovative and clandestine way of doing just that, by smuggling out sperm from prison.

    There are 4,700 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, and the Israeli government does not allow conjugal visits for married inmates.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from the occupied West Bank.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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