West Bank, ALRAY - Israeli Prison Service (IPS) special unit "Keter" raided section 23 of administrative detainees in Negev prison and carried out an intensive searching , Palestinian Prisoner Center for Studies ( PPCS) reported.
The center reported that it received a call from the administrative prisoners in Negev prison explaining that Israeli police accompanied by Keter unit stormed the prison and forced the prisoners to laundry under the bad weather conditions. They said that Keter unit forced the prisoners in 1,3,5,7 cells out in the freezing cold and searched the cells.
The Spokesman for the PPCS, Riad Ashkar said that the Palestinian prisoners confirmed that they suffer from a severe shortage of blankets and winter clothing, and they lack heating.
Administrative detainees have staged a massive hunger strike since eight days, protesting the IPS's policy which denied them the family visits, hot water , breaks and reduced canteen share.
The center reported that the administrative detainees in 23 section are subjected to a daily and intensive searching and crackdown process in order to dissuade them from continuing their protesting steps against the administrative detention.
The PPCS called on the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to take part and save the Palestinian prisoners from this bad condition, which prevails in prison due to the low temperatures.