Israel-based Rights Group Accuses Prisons of Abusing Palestinian Hunger Strikers

Physicians for Human Rights-Israel said the Prison Service is violating medical ethics and human rights and should no longer be in charge of providing medical care to prisoners.

Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, a nongovernmental healthcare organization, has accused the Prison Service of violating medical ethics and human rights norms in its treatment of prisoners and called for the transfer of responsibility for prisoner medical care to a professional body.