Home | Global News | Israel reduces number of prison meals for Palestinian children

Israel reduces number of prison meals for Palestinian children

read time: 1 minute

May 28, 2012

Child detainees in Israeli jails have accused the prison authorities of implementing a “starvation policy” against them as the number of meals they receive daily has been reduced to two.

After meeting with the minors in Telmond “El-Sharon” Prison, the lawyer for the Palestinian Prisoner Society, Anwar Abu Lafi, said, “The situation of Palestinian minors in Israeli jails is very bad due to the policies and procedures adopted by the management which restricts them deliberately and deprives them of their basic rights.” Although the regulations state that prisoners should receive three meals a day, Abu Lafi confirmed that only two are being given to the children Israel is keeping behind bars.

According to the lawyer, the children have complained about the lack of any facilities for heating water. They also noted that assaults on prisoners by the Israeli authorities are ongoing. One detainee, Daud Abu Sbeitan, was beaten severely by security forces while being transferred to Jerusalem Central Court last week.

http://www.uruknet.info/?p=88410

Check Also

Taliban kills dozens of Afghan forces in multiple attacks

10 september 2018 At least 37 Afghan security forces and pro-government fighters killed in attacks, …

The culprits of the Rabaa Massacre sentence the victims to death

The culprits of the Rabaa Massacre sentence the victims to death Egypt has sentenced 75 …