Palestinian Prisoners

Palestinian Prisoner’s Day

The Fourth Geneva Convention obliges Israel, as an occupying power, to provide allowances for Palestinian detainees, as enshrined in Articles 98 and 81 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. Israel does not honor this obligation. Instead, Israel is punishing the Palestinian government for providing allowances to the families of Palestinian prisoners by pirating Palestinian tax revenues.

This factsheet offers the latest facts, figures, and statistics about Palestinian prisoners as well as information about what international law stipulates regarding the rights of prisoners and the obligations of Israel, as an occupying power, towards them.


Read the full report HERE


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