Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Two Palestinian women moved to Israeli administrative detention

Bushra al-Tawil and Shatha Hassan, who were arrested by Israeli forces last week, are now held without charge or trial.

Two Palestinian women moved to Israeli administrative detention

Middle East

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Miri were released from Israeli prison and returned to Jordan after months of detention.

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Middle East

Palestinian prisoner dies in solitary confinement in Israeli jail

Nassar Taqatqa, 31, has been found dead in his cell in Israel's Nitzan prison weeks after his arrest.

Palestinian prisoner dies in solitary confinement in Israeli jail

Palestine

Prisoners' Day: 'No one feels our pain', Palestinian family says

On Prisoners' Day, relatives of detainees held in Israeli jails share their stories of struggle and hope.

Prisoners' Day: 'No one feels our pain', Palestinian family says

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian prisoners in Israel's jails launch hunger strike

About 30 inmates started the strike on Sunday, and up to 1,500 others will join them in the coming week.

Palestinian prisoners in Israel's jails launch hunger strike

Middle East

6,000 Palestinian children jailed by Israel since 2015: NGO

Total number of Palestinians currently imprisoned by Israel stands at 5,700, including 48 women and 250 children.

6,000 Palestinian children jailed by Israel since 2015: NGO

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians vow hunger strikes if Israel worsens jail conditions

Detainees say Israeli proposals, including water rations and limits on family visits, are a 'declaration of war'.

Palestinians vow hunger strikes if Israel worsens jail conditions

Middle East

Israel vows to 'worsen' conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Planned moves unveiled by Israeli security minister include limiting water supplies and cutting number of family visits.

Israel vows to 'worsen' conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Middle East

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian female journalist in Hebron

At least 63 Palestinian women are being held in Israeli prisons, including journalists and mothers.

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian female journalist in Hebron

Women's Rights

Pakistani convicts teach inmates their legal rights

In an experimental approach, convicts lead a legal awareness programme in overcrowded Pakistani Jails.

Pakistani convicts teach inmates their legal rights

Palestine

Palestinian prisoner: I'm scared to look in the mirror

Israa Jaabis suffered burns and charged with attempted murder after her car exploded near Israeli checkpoint in 2015.

Israel neglecting severely burned prisoner's needs

Palestine

Palestinian ex-prisoners protest halt in PA salaries

Former detainees, most of whom are Hamas affiliates, rally against move by Ramallah authorities to cut their salaries.

Palestinian ex-prisoners protest halt in PA salaries

Opinion

Resisting injustice: Hunger strikes in US and Palestine

As long as there is unjust incarceration in the US and Israel, there will be hunger strikes of resistance.

Azadeh Shahshahani

by Azadeh Shahshahani
- Audrey Bomse

Azadeh Shahshahani

Palestine

How my father survived a hunger strike in Israel

A Palestinian activist reflects on her father's 33-day hunger strike in Israeli jails, 37 years ago.

How my father survived a hunger strike in Israel

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea: 17 prisoners killed after jailbreak

Three prisoners captured, 17 shot dead, and 57 still at large in a mass jailbreak from Buimo jail, according to reports.

Prison guards kill inmates after jailbreak in Lae