News and updates about IPS

Did the Israeli Prisons Service forge an intelligence document?

Confirmation that a document submitted to the commission of inquiry will only compound the IPS' disgrace.

Did the Israeli Prisons Service forge an intelligence document?

Yigal Amir leave request denied

IPS announces rejecting Amir leave petition to attend son's bar mitzvah. Amir filed appeal; hearing in two days.

Yigal Amir leave request denied

3 arrested, 3 detained on suspicion of planning attack on jail wardens

Suspects planned to harm prison guards in Israel Prison's Service facilities.

3 arrested, 3 detained on suspicion of planning warden attack

36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming devices

36 jailed terrorists tried and punished after starting hunger strike following the installation of cellular jamming devices.

36 terrorist prisoners on strike over jamming devices

Watch: Israel Prison Service minibus overturns

Minibus carrying wardens and detainees overturns at Tishbi Intersection; among injured one in serious condition, two medium, five light.

Watch: Israel Prison Service minibus overturnsplayer

Imprisoned terrorists to receive public telephones

Hunger strike of imprisoned terrorists will end after prison service agrees to install public telephones in the prisons.

Imprisoned terrorists to receive public telephones

President Rivlin visits Ofer Prison, speaks with IPS command

'"Prison warder" can be misleading. You're brave servicemen on front line along with security forces. You, not prison walls, keep us safe.'

President Rivlin visits Ofer Prison, speaks with IPS command

Olmert's lawyers: An attempt to blacken former PM's name

Lawyers of jailed former PM Ehud Olmert deny report he had classified documents in his prison cell, say it is an attempt to harm his appeal.

Olmert's lawyers: An attempt to blacken former PM's name

Meir Ettinger: Prison guard is abusing me

Ettinger’s lawyer calls to suspend officer for ‘harsh abuse’ including false complaints. Prison response: Ettinger threatened to kill guard.

Meir Ettinger: Prison guard is abusing me

'Supreme Court ruling should outrage everyone'

Attorney of administrative detainee Meir Ettinger slams Prison Services, court for rejecting request to attend son's brit.

'Supreme Court ruling should outrage every thinking person'

Watch: An inside look at Olmert's prison block

Prison Service publishes footage from block 10 in Maasiyahu Prison, which as of today will house disgraced former PM for the next 19 months.

Watch: An inside look at Ehud Olmert's prison blockplayer

State Attorney refuses order to free Duma suspect?

Honenu legal aid group says parents of suspect told by prison they got 'order from above' to breach court order, in 'illegal arrest.'

State Attorney refusing court order to free Duma suspect?

New low: Duma suspects denied clean underwear

Attorney reveals prison breaches court order, preventing suspect's wife from bringing him underwear in 'simple abuse.'

New low: Duma suspects being denied clean underwear

Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

While most of the teens are Palestinian Arabs who launched attacks on Jews, some are youth deemed 'right-wing extremists.'

Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

Ofra Klinger appointed to head Prisons Service

Klinger is the second woman to head the organization and the first who came up through its ranks.

Ofra Klinger appointed to head Prisons Service

Terrorist Barghouti 'Makes a Mockery' of Prisons

Attorney demands Israel Prison Service find out how Barghouti smuggled out incitement to terror article, indicating inside help.

Arch-Terrorist Barghouti 'Makes a Mockery' of the Prisons

Prison Hunger Strikes on the Decline

The number of hunger strikers have dropped by as much as 75% between 2013 and 2015, as the tactic is less 'useful' to the PA.

Prison Hunger Strikes on the Decline

Prisoners Planning Hunger Strike for More TV

Israel Prison Service on alert for strike being planned for July; prisoners to demand more TV channels, canteen budget.

Report: Prisoners Planning Hunger Strike for More TV Channels

Terrorist Gives Gaza Interview from Prison

Arch-terrorist Abdullah Barghouti uses contraband cell phone to tell Hamas to wait on terrorist release deal.

Terrorist Gives Gaza Interview from Prison

Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDS

Details of agreement between PM and Internal Security, Strategic Affairs Min. Gilad Erdan emerge. Erdan: this is a challenge, opportunity.

Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDS

IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence

Israeli Prison Service debating possible locations, whether Olmert can have a cellmate.

IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence

Barghouti Sentenced to Isolation for Incitement

Smuggled letter calling for 'armed resistance' earns arch-terrorist one week of solitary confinement.

Barghouti Sentenced to Solitary Confinement for Incitement

Undercover Jail Guard Nabs Fatah SIM Ring

Terror prisoners offered jail guard 20,000 shekels to let Israeli-Arab smuggle SIM cards into the Ramon jail.

Undercover Jail Guard Nabs Fatah SIM Ring

'Escape Cache' Found in US Shooter's Prison Cell

US murderer Samuel Sheinbein found to be hoarding guard uniforms, administrative keys, ammunition in secret stash in cell.

'Escape Cache' Found in US Shooter's Israeli Prison Cell

Murderer of 16 Among Terrorists to be Freed

Israel Prison Service makes public the list of 26 terrorists who will be freed in the latest “gesture” to the Palestinian Authority.

Murderer of 16 Israelis Among Terrorists to be Freed

Hamas Prisoners Won't Eat Monday

Hamas terrorist prisoners proclaim a hunger strike in Israeli prison after learning some privileges are to be revoked.

Hamas Hunger Strike in Israeli Prison

IPS Chief Appointment Canceled

Reports of inappropriate behavior lead Attorney General to cancel appointment of new Israel Prisons Commissioner.

Prisons Chief Appointment Canceled

New Prisons Chief Named

For the first time, the Prisons Commissioner will be a Prisons' Service career officer.

New Prisons Chief: Eli Gabizon

Israel was ‘Slow’ in Fire

PA Dep. Min.of Prisoners says that Israel created 'a lag' in evacuating Arab prisoners from the Damon prison. 36 Israelis died trying to get there.

36 Israelis Killed Saving Arab Prisoners Not Good Enough for PA

Ban on Jail for Refugee Minors

The Committee for Children's Rights plans to ban the practice of asking the Israel Prison System to care for unaccompanied foreign refugee minors.

Refugee Minors to be Transferred from Givon Prison