Transgender Inmate Says Held in Isolation Because of Gender Identity

24-year-old woman, born into an ultra-Orthodox household as a male, petitions court; Prison Service says isolation is required due to safety concerns.

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A 24-year-old female transgender inmate at the Neveh Tirtzah women's prison filed a petition with the Lod District Court on Thursday challenging her placement in isolation wing, claiming that it is only as a...