IPS raid Ramon prison, assault Palestinian detainees

Jerusalem/ PNN/

The Israel Prison Service (IPS) special forces on Monday morning raided Ramon prison, assaulted Palestinian detainees, the Palestinian Committee of Prisoners’ Affairs said in a statement.

 According to the committee, the Massada and Dror special units, in addition to members of Israeli border police Yamas unit, stormed Section 1 of the prison and “brutally” attacked Palestinian prisoners.
Israeli authorities currently hold over 6,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons, according to prisoners’ rights group Addameer, including 450 without charge or trial.