The Israeli authorities punish detainees in many ways such as repressing their freedom and suppress them and their families, in additio, they tend to blackmail them with millions of dollars annually.
In this context, the Commission of Detainees' Affairs manifested the crul situation lived by detainees in Megiddo prison, and confirmed that the Israeli authorities intended to turn many central prisons into commercial centres.
The Commission pointed out that detainees in Megiddo prison suffer from high prices imposed by the prisons administration in the canteen, especially that detainees have lack in bed covers and they need to buy 4 covers, where each cover costs more than 100 NIS.
The Commission called on international organisations to intervene and stop the financial exploiting against detainees, which contradicts all international laws and agreements, and oblige the administration of prisons to allow detainees families provide their sons with the stuff they need.
The head of the Commission of Detainees' Affairs, Qadri Abu Baker, mourned the former detainee Fatima Bernawi, the first detainee in the modern Palestinian revolution, who passed away today in Egypt.
Major General Qadri Abu Baker extends his condolences to her family and all Palestinian people and its leaders and the Captive Movement .
Abu Baker praised the late struggler, who etched her name in the record of immortal persons of our great people. Fatima Bernawi was born in 1939 in Jerusalem , and she's of a Nigerian father. She was of the first group of Fatah Movement fighters in 1965, where the late president Yaser Arafat delegated her with organisational and martial missions.
She was the heroine of an operation inside a cenima in Jerusalem, and then she has been arrested in October 1967, and sentenced to life imprisonment.
She has been released after ten years in 1977 in accordance with an exchange bargain.
The Commission of Detainees' Affairs warned of giving authorities to the zionist extremist Itamar Ben-Gvir, who wants to make a bloody era against the Palestinian people and the strugglers in the Israeli prisons.
The Commission stated that " Ben-Gvir, who's meeting Netanyahu, is striving for taking the Ministry of Internal Security, where the supervision on Prisons Services falls within the responsibilities of this ministry.
This constitutes a real threat on the lives of our detainees over the coming period".
The Commission added " the extremist Ben- Gvir has started his attack and incitement against Palestinian detainees, where he called to cancel the representation of detainees in factions and organisations inside prisons, preventing them from making food in their rooms, decreasing the quantity of water and adding more restrictions against them".
The Commission called on the international community to intervene immediately to stop the brutality of Ben-Gvir and his criminal and racist plans, especially that he's one of the most prominent advocates of extremism and terrorism practiced against Palestinian people.
The head of the Commission of Detainees' Affairs, MG. Qadri Abu Baker, paid tribute to the leaders of Arab countries in the wake of the thirty- second session of the Arab summit, which was held on 1st and 2nd of this month in Algeria.
Abu Baker stated : " the presence of the Palestinian detainees cause in this session confirms its fairness and regional and national importance.
It also confirms on the close correlation with arab people and governments, where the recommendations included clear and obvious clauses related to the Palestinians right of self-determination ,ending the occupation and stopping all violations such as detention and other unethical practices".
Abu Baker pointed out that " the presence of detainees cause in the summit shall be realistic to all arabs , where the past few years witnessed a retreat in the financial and moral obligations, which affected the status of this cause on regional and international levels".
The head of the Commission stressed on the necessity of creating Arab initiatives to call on releasing detainees of long terms, sick detainees, minors, women and administrative detainees.
Abu Baker paid a special tribute to the republic of Algeria, the president, people and government, especially the media system that publishes the cause of our detainees to the whole world.
The Commission of Detainees' Affairs stated today that the list of "senior detainees " to (293) with the join of (10) detainees of long-term last October.
The term of "senior detainees" refers to detainees who spent more than (20) years in Israeli prisons.
This list includes (38) detainees who spent more than 25 years in Israeli prisons, and they are called "generals of patience".
Moreover, there are (25) detainees who have been imprisoned since before the Oslo Accord.
The Commission pointed out that the list of "detainees icons" refers to detainees who spent more than (30) years in Israeli prisons, which risen to (18) detainees after Deyaa Al- Agha has joined the list.
There are (8) detainees who spent more than (35) years in prisons, the oldest of whom are the detainees Kareem Younis and Maher Younis, who are imprisoned since 1983.
The Commission stated in its report that there are tens of detainees who have been released under exchange bargains "the shalit deal" in 2011 and got rearrested in 2014, such as the detainee Nael Barghouthi, who spent more than 42 years in Israeli prisons.
The Commission confirmed that these numbers are unprecedented and have not been recorded, it is also might rise in the upcoming months. Thus, the cause of detainees shall be put on priority in order to highlight their suffering, and work ti release them.
The head of the Commission of Detainees' Affairs, M.G Qadri Abu Baker, condemned the fierce campaign of arrests launched by the Israeli authorities against our people in many cities of the West Bank and Jerusalem.
Abu Baker said the Israeli army tend to use excessive force, torture and abuse during arrests in the Palestinian cities and refugee camps, where they are subjected to severe beating, degrading treatment, storming their homes and destroying their belongings.
In addition, Palestinian detainees are exposed to physical and psychological abuse during arrests and in interrogation centers.
Abu Baker confirmed that implementing these measures against our detainees contradicts all international charters and agreements that guarantee human rights.
Abu Baker pointed out that these procedures won't break the will of Palestinians, but it actually increases their power a d steadfastness until establishing their state with Jerusalem as its capital.