Or at least are getting Red Cross visits. Prisoners in Israeli prisons are also subject to a justice system in a democracy's justice system. Gilad Schalit was abducted for the "crime" of being a conscripted soldier defending an internationally recognized border. In other words, it's not the same. Stop pretending it is.
Israeli soldier lightly wounded after being hit by car south of Hebron (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel cabinet approves Gilad Shalit prisoner swap