Israeli neglect fuels virus spread among Palestinian prisoners | The Electronic Intifada

Man paints wall with images representing the virus and prisoners

Human rights groups are sounding the alarm over the spread of coronavirus among Palestinians in Israeli jails. At least five Palestinian prisoners have tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 recently, including a child. They were being held at Ofer military prison near Ramallah, where Israeli occupation forces also detain Palestinian children. Infected prisoners were transferred from Ofer to Hadarim prison, in central Israel.

Israeli neglect fuels virus spread among Palestinian prisoners | The Electronic Intifada

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