Report: Israel exercises torture against Palestinian female prisoners

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

[ PIC 26/11/2013 – 06:00 PM ]

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GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies said in a report that the Israeli occupation has been exercising all forms of torture and violence against Palestinian female prisoners in its jail.

The center’s report was marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women that falls on November 25th.

The center said that the international institutions, which enact laws prohibiting torture and violence against women, have been turning a blind eye to the occupation’s abuses and practices against Palestinian women and female prisoners.

Media spokesman for Palestinian Prisoners Center, researcher Riad al-Ashqar pointed out that Israel has arrested since the occupation of the Palestinian territories more than 10 thousand Palestinian women and since the Aqsa Intifada more than 1,100 women, 14 of whom are still held in Israeli jails, including 5 patients.

He added that the Palestinian women are held…

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