Locking up humanity:
by Patrick O'Brien
In recent years, Israel’s cruel and brutal occupation of Palestine has seen many tens of thousands of Palestinian people (men, women, and children) locked up in Israeli prisons without charges being brought — no trial, not even a hearing of any evidence against them.
The Israeli’s call this “administrative detention” whereby prisoners are held indefinitely, simply at the military’s behest, and in conditions that contravene the Fourth Geneva Convention.
Today is the 5th of May and Palestinian society asks that we stand in support of the 2,000 prisoners currently on hunger strike protesting their inhumane treatment. To mark this day I have posted a selection of articles, references and resources on my Wall at Google-Plus: