West Bank, ALRAY - Israeli occupation authorities banned dozens of Palestinian families from visiting their sons detained in Ofra prison, Palestinian prisoners club stated on Sunday.
The club explained in a statement that Israel refused to allow the family visits under the pretext of that the families do not obtain documents prove that they received the third dose of the vaccine against the Corona virus.
The club noted that the IPS did not inform the families of this measure, noting that IPS followed abusive policy against the prisoners and their families.
Israeli occupation authorities use the right of family visit as a tool to abusive the Palestinian families in addition to ban hundreds of families from the visits under security pretext.
The occupation imposes additional restrictions on the visit, since the outbreak of the “Corona” pandemic, and is exploiting the pandemic to impose more deprivation and transform some temporary measures into fixed policies, according to the Prisoner Club.
The club called on the International Red Cross to assumes the responsibility for organizing the visits, by playing its real role, especially with the multiplication of the complaints that we are following up with the families of the prisoners, especially with regard to the visit.
The number of Palestinian prisoners in the occupation prisons reached about four thousand and 600 prisoners, about 550 of whom suffer from various diseases, according to the Prisoner Club.