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Ofer Prison negligence leads to premature detainee release

Ofer Prison negligence leads to premature detainee release

Form reaching wrong hands leads to release of Arab detainee; Acting Prison Commissioner orders commission of inquiry.Mordechai Sones, 07/03/2019 14:25
How are Arab terrorists treated in Israeli prisons?

How are Arab terrorists treated in Israeli prisons?

Former prison officer says everything done in prison is coordinated with terrorist prisoners, who receive 'tons of benefits.'Channel 20, 26/03/2018 14:16
First same-sex conjugal visit approved by Israel Prison Service

First same-sex conjugal visit approved by Israel Prison Service

Court accepts prisoner's claim that initial rejection of conjugal visit stemmed from discrimination because he is a homosexual.JTA, 27/04/2017 13:04
Former president Moshe Katsav released from jail

Former president Moshe Katsav released from jail

Former president Moshe Katsav was released from jail, after the state did not appeal the Parole Board's decision to release him.Arutz Sheva, 21/12/2016 19:20
Rabbi Pinto to be released for health reasons

Rabbi Pinto to be released for health reasons

Parole board decides to release Rabbi Pinto due to his precarious health situation and his expressing regret for his actions.Yedidia Ben Or, 19/09/2016 16:22