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Palestinian Women Forced to Undress

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on August 24, 2009

The women, one visiting her husband and the other visiting her son, told Ynet on Monday that in their recent visit to the prison, they were ordered to undress for inspection by a female warden.

They said this was the first time they were asked to do so, and that previously, security checks were carried out using the metal detector.

“I’m not talking so much about who can see, although the curtain doesn’t close hermetically, but the feeling is humiliating, and so I would rather not visit my son than undergo this degrading check,” Huda Farraj, whose son Yasin is held in an Israeli prison, told Ynet.

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