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Activist: women, children among 95% of Palestinian detainees tortured by Israel
RAMALLAH, (PIC)– At least 95% of Palestinians arrested by the Israeli occupation forces have been subjected to psycho-physical torture both throughout the interrogation and post-interrogation phases, a Palestinian human rights activist reported Monday.
Media advisor at the Prisoners and Ex-Prisoners Committee, Hasan Abd Rabo, said in a press statement the Israeli occupation spares no single effort to castigate the Palestinian detainees and use them as bargaining chips in political races.
The activist spoke out against Israel’s pre-mediated medical negligence against the detainees, citing the deliberate contamination of infectious germs into the bodies of sick prisoners as a case in point.
“Dozens of detainees are subjected to dire circumstances and need urgent medical therapy for the Israeli wardens only provide them with provisional painkillers,” he said.
Abd Rabo also raised alarm bells over the mistreatment and abuse undergone by Palestinian…
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