A Palestinian prisoner in the desert “Nafha” prison (occupied southern Palestine) burned his prison room today, Wednesday, in protest against the neglect of the Israeli occupation prisons administration, regarding the health conditions of the prisoners, according to Palestinian human rights sources.
The Prisoners Affairs Authority said in a statement that the prisoner Ayman al-Sharbati, who is sentenced to life imprisonment, burned a room belonging to the prisoners, by setting fire to toilet paper and throwing it on their room, in protest against the neglect of the prisoners ’health conditions and not taking management Imprisonment for the necessary health measures and measures to combat the Coronavirus.
A state of tension
The commission stated that the prisoner Al-Sharbati was transferred to the solitary confinement cells inside the prison, and that a state of tension and tension prevailed among the prisoners after the administration closed the sections of the prison.
The commission pointed out that the occupation detention administration seeks in the recent period to take advantage of the current circumstance in light of the spread of the “Corona” virus, and to impose more punitive measures against the prisoners, and instead of providing the prisoners with cleaning and sterilization materials inside the departments as a minimum of preventive measures, continue Its punitive measures against them closing in on them, according to the statement.
The Commission held the occupation authorities fully responsible for the lives and lives of the prisoners, especially as they are being held in prisons, which it said “lack the minimum conditions of health and safety and are considered an environment incubating the spread of the Corona epidemic.”
Demands to release the prisoners
The institutions of the international community demanded the need to intervene and pressure the occupation government to release the prisoners, especially since the danger threatens their lives after the outbreak of the epidemic in the hundreds of countries within the occupation state, especially among soldiers and investigators.