Israel-Palestine News Compiler

1600 detainees need medical attention

Posted in Arrests, Detentions, Kidnappings, Medical Issues by beyondtheborder on April 8, 2009

There are 16 detainees who use wheelchairs and crutches, 80 detainees who are diabetic, two bind detainees, 40 detainees who were shot prior to their arrest and still have fragments in their bodies, in addition to 14 detainees who are permanently at the Al Ramla Prison Hospital which lacks the basic equipments.

Dozens of detainees became sick and wounded due to extreme torture during interrogation, as they were subjected to physical abuse and are placed in tiny, cold and dark cells that are filled with humidity.

Other sorts of torture used by Israel are forcing the detainees to stand for extended periods, and subjecting them to streams of very cold wind, in addition to tying them to chairs for long periods with their hands tied behind their backs and heads bent down or forced back.

For full article, visit http://www.imemc.org/article/59843

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