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Palestinian and Israeli NGOs have condemned a decision by the Israeli public security minister to withhold coronavirus vaccinations from at-risk Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.

Rights groups had warned earlier this year that Israeli prisons were a 'ready environment' for the spread of Covid-19.

Israel closes <em>prison</em> after 73 Palestinians infected with coronavirus

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Israel closes prison after 73 Palestinians infected with coronavirus

Palestinian rights groups accuse Israeli authorities of deliberately neglecting the detainees’ health.

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails test positive for Covid-19

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Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails test positive for Covid-19

Two Palestinian prisoners in Ofer were tested positive with the coronavirus according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society.

Palestinian prisoners have no right to social distancing: court

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Palestinian prisoners have no right to social distancing: court

The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that Palestinian prisoners have no right to social distancing.

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Palestinian prisoner in Israeli jail tests positive for Covid-19

Palestinian detainee Kamal Abu Wa'ar who was diagnosed with cancer last year has been tested for coronavirus.

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Palestinian ex-lawmaker imprisoned over 'morally-motivated' phone smuggling

A Palestinian ex-lawmaker who was motivated by "humanitarian and moral positions towards prisoners" entered prison on Sunday, after ...

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Prison politics behind Palestinian hunger strikes: Sami's story

Feature: Speaking from behind bars at Israel's Negev prison where he has spent the last 11 years, Palestinian detainee, Sami, reveals ...

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