Israeli forces raid Palestinian cells in Megiddo prison, vandalize their property

Israeli forces raid Palestinian cells in Megiddo prison, vandalize their property

A Palestinian commission for prisoners says Israeli special forces have raided the cells of Palestinian inmates at a detention facility in the occupied West Bank, vandalizing their belongings as Tel Aviv presses ahead with its torture, mistreatment and repressive measures against prisoners.

Hasan Abed Rabbo, a spokesman for the Palestinian Commission of Detainees’ and Ex-Detainees’ Affairs said Israeli forces attacked Section 8 in Megiddo Prison, near the city of Umm al-Fahm, on Sunday morning, while Palestinian prisoners were inside their cells and destroyed their belongings, Palestine’s official Wafa news agency reported.   

Israel hasramped up repressive measures against Palestinian prisoners following a daring escape by six inmates from a high-security Israeli prison five months ago, with Israeli forces raiding several detention centers.

On September 6, six prisoners, five of whom belonged to the Islamic Jihad, Hamas’ fellow Gaza-based resistance group, escaped the Gilbao Prison in the northern part of the occupied territories…

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