Israel Holding More Than 100 Prisoners, Including Minors, in Isolation Under Harsh Conditions

Figure revealed by Knesset debate held in wake of a Haaretz report on Israel's Eshel Prison; report revealed dozens held in isolation illegally in dark, damp, bug-filled cells.

Over 100 inmates have been held in complete isolation at Israeli prisons for months or years under harsh conditions, a stormy debate in the Knesset Interior Committee revealed on Wednesday.