Posts Tagged “torture”

Israel prison Gulag denies rights to non-Jewish prisoners

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Israel prison Gulag denies rights to non-Jewish prisoners Supreme Court, state have previously determined punitive tactic is illegal; Adalah demands Attorney General take immediate action. Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel is urgently fighting an Israel Prison Service (IPS) practice which is preventing Palestinian prisoners who are participating in a…

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Mordechai Vanunu: Indictments and Vendettas

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Mordechai Vanunu, Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower was indicted again on Sunday. By Eileen Fleming Israel’s thirty-year vendetta against Vanunu hit a record low as Attorney Avigdor Feldman told Haaretz on May 8: Filing an indictment for a single meeting with two foreigners that occurred three years ago,  for moving [apartment] at the same address, and in the end…

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Solitary Confinement ‘Sanctified’ State Torture

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Solitary Confinement ‘Sanctified’ State Torture

Torture by Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from any human contact except for members of the prison staff for at least 22 hours a day.  By Eileen Fleming   Last week, New York Times reporter Erica Goode wrote: I’ve been covering solitary confinement on and off for…

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Wives bear children of husbands held in Israeli gulag

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Wives bear children of husbands held in Israeli gulag

At least two dozen wives of Palestinian political detainees held in Israel’s gulag of concentration camps and detention centers have had babies from their husbands’ sperm smuggled out of the brutal system which has been condemned with using torture. By Mohammed Asad The wives of Palestinian detainees in Israel’s large gulag detention system carry their babies who were born using…

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Rasmea Odeh sentenced to 18 months prison

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Rasmea Odeh sentenced to 18 months prison

A Detroit jury found Rasmea (Rasmieh) Odeh, 67, guilty of lying on her U.S. immigration forms after more than a year of harassment and persecution by the pro-Israel lobby. The judge in the case refused to allow Odeh to address issues of Israel’s abuse of Palestinian civilians and narrowed the trial to only the issue of…

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Muslim Prisoner Details Torture at American Gulag in New Book

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Muslim Prisoner Details Torture at American Gulag in New Book

Muslim prisoner Mohamedou Ould Slahi offers a poignant story of an innocent man who faces  torture by American soldiers at Gitmo with an inspiring sense of humor. His book “Guantanamo Diary” is a must read for Americans, Muslims, Christians and Jews. By Ray Hanania Most Americans are familiar with the story of Anne Frank, the…

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