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Watch: Israel Prison Service minibus overturns

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2019 20:34
Imprisoned terrorists to receive public telephones

Imprisoned terrorists to receive public telephones

Hunger strike of imprisoned terrorists will end after prison service agrees to install public telephones in the prisons.Elad Benari, 15/04/2019 04:42
President Rivlin visits Ofer Prison, speaks with IPS command

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.'Mordechai Sones, 08/04/2019 18:24
Olmert's lawyers: An attempt to blacken former PM's name

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/05/2017 22:34
Meir Ettinger: Prison guard is abusing me

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.Ido Ben Porat, Shoshana Miskin, 07/04/2016 21:45
'Supreme Court ruling should outrage everyone'

'Supreme Court ruling should outrage everyone'

Attorney of administrative detainee Meir Ettinger slams Prison Services, court for rejecting request to attend son's brit.Shimon Cohen, 04/04/2016 16:30
Watch: An inside look at Olmert's prison block

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/02/2016 16:32
State Attorney refuses order to free Duma suspect?

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.'Nitsan Keidar, 29/12/2015 19:41
New low: Duma suspects denied clean underwear

New low: Duma suspects denied clean underwear

Attorney reveals prison breaches court order, preventing suspect's wife from bringing him underwear in 'simple abuse.'Ido Ben-Porat, 11/12/2015 14:18
Teenage presence in Israeli prison system up 120%

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.'Tova Dvorin, 06/12/2015 19:33
Ofra Klinger appointed to head Prisons Service

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.Yedidya Ben Or, 23/11/2015 15:05
Terrorist Barghouti 'Makes a Mockery' of Prisons

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.Natanel Katz, 19/10/2015 12:53
Prison Hunger Strikes on the Decline

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.Tova Dvorin, 16/08/2015 11:12
Prisoners Planning Hunger Strike for More TV

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.Tova Dvorin, 17/06/2015 17:41
Terrorist Gives Gaza Interview from Prison

Terrorist Gives Gaza Interview from Prison

Arch-terrorist Abdullah Barghouti uses contraband cell phone to tell Hamas to wait on terrorist release deal.Orly Harari, 31/05/2015 11:19
Erdan's Plans: Revamp the Israel Police, Fight BDS

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.Tova Dvorin, 26/05/2015 10:11
IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence

IPS Begins Preparations for Olmert Prison Sentence

Israeli Prison Service debating possible locations, whether Olmert can have a cellmate.Ido Ben-Porat, 30/03/2015 22:58
Barghouti Sentenced to Isolation for Incitement

Barghouti Sentenced to Isolation for Incitement

Smuggled letter calling for 'armed resistance' earns arch-terrorist one week of solitary confinement.Ido Ben-Porat, Tova Dvorin, 12/11/2014 15:19
Undercover Jail Guard Nabs Fatah SIM Ring

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.Gil Ronen, Yoni Kempinski, 30/09/2014 09:43
'Escape Cache' Found in US Shooter's Prison Cell

'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.Tova Dvorin, 26/02/2014 18:22
Murderer of 16 Among Terrorists to be Freed

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.Elad Benari, 29/12/2013 01:21
Hamas Prisoners Won't Eat Monday

Hamas Prisoners Won't Eat Monday

Hamas terrorist prisoners proclaim a hunger strike in Israeli prison after learning some privileges are to be revoked. Chana Ya'ar, 27/06/2011 00:15
IPS Chief Appointment Canceled

IPS Chief Appointment Canceled

Reports of inappropriate behavior lead Attorney General to cancel appointment of new Israel Prisons Commissioner.Elad Benari, 28/03/2011 08:10
New Prisons Chief Named

New Prisons Chief Named

For the first time, the Prisons Commissioner will be a Prisons' Service career officer.Gil Ronen, 22/02/2011 15:54
Israel was ‘Slow’ in Fire

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.Elad Benari, 08/12/2010 03:15
Ban on Jail for Refugee Minors

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.Hana Levi Julian and Shimon Cohen , 26/11/2009 15:07