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Israel's Treatment Of Palestinian Prisoners

EDM number 2225A1 in 2010-12, proposed by Robert Halfon on 19/10/2011.
Categorised under the topics of Human rights, International politics and government and Middle East.

leave out from `House' to end and insert `notes that there are 7,000 Palestinian detainees under the supervision of the Israel Prison Service (IPS); further notes that whilst allegations of torture in Israeli prisons have been made in the past, the International Red Cross has never condemned Israel for torturous treatment; further notes that Israel has invested significantly into its prison service, last year alone investing 30 million New Israeli Shekels for renovating prisons; further notes that Palestinian detainees in Israeli prisons have equal access to education to Israeli inmates and that hundreds of Palestinian detainees acquire higher education through Open University, while others complete their matriculation certificates, more than 10,000 of which have been achieved since 2000 by detainees in the occupation prisons, and that last summer 3,300 prisoners took the formal Palestinian Authority exams; and further notes that a medical clinic is staffed with a physician and a medic at every detention facility, medical examination is conducted daily and the IPS operate a specialist detention facility for prisoners with physical and mental problems, where prisoners with chronic illnesses are cared for.'.

This is a ammendment to 2225.

This motion has been signed by a total of 2 MPs.

Robert Halfon19/10/2011HarlowConservativeProposed
James Arbuthnot03/11/2011North East HampshireConservativeSeconded

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