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UN Watch Helps Release Turkish Human Rights Lawyer from Prison

"By arresting a prominent journalist, lawyer and human rights defender, the Turkish government has seriously compromised its claim to be defending democracy and the rule of law."

Before Jerusalem’s Reunification, Shmuel Matza Left Defiant Carvings On A Prison Wall

“I had seen the plans for the museum and that the Kishle was part of the grounds,” Lieber tells JNS. “It was something that no one even remembered.”

Court Forces Police to Release 12-Year-Old Suspect from Prison

The court ruled that police must give more consideration as to whether or not to arrest young minors.

Northern Islamic Movement Leader Sheikh Raed Salah Begins Prison Sentence

The Israeli Arab leader of the outlawed Northern Islamic Movement has entered prison near Be'er Sheva to begin his jail sentence.

Former PM Ehud Olmert Enters Prison Today

Ehud Olmert is the first prime minister in Israel to serve a prison term.

PM Olmert, Two More Holy Land Hotel Defendants to Start Prison Terms

On Monday a new chapter will be written in Israel's annals of politics and crime.

The NY Times’ Moment of ‘Rishus’

The NY Times has pushed a persistent, relentless campaign to keep Pollard in jail for many years now.

EU Gives 13M Euro ‘Social Allowance Payment’ to Palestinian Authority

The European Union gave nearly 13m euros in a third-quarter payment to the Palestinian Authority last week for "social allowances."

Report: Palestinian Authority Paid Millions to Security Prisoners with Blood on their Hands

Documents obtained by an Israel Radio correspondent reveal that the murderers in jail continue to receive salaries even today.

Security Cabinet Unanimously Approves New Measures Against Stone-Throwers

The Security Cabinet has unanimously approved new stiffer measures against terrorists who throw stones and firebombs at Israelis.

Netanyahu, American Jews Urge White House to Free Pollard

Israel's prime minister and a major American Jewish umbrella organization call for the release of former agent Jonathan Pollard after his collapse in prison.

US Parole Board Says ‘NO’ to Jonathan Pollard, Again

A U.S. parole board has turned down a request for release by former Israeli agent Jonathan Pollard, now in his 30th year in prison.

Death Row Inmate: ‘Kosher-like’ is Not Kosher’

A prison inmate on death row in Connecticut is demanding kosher food, though he's not really Jewish.

Religious Groups Move to Protect Prisoner Rights

Kosher meals for prisoners cost nearly four times the cost of non-kosher meals; appeal also covers prisoner beard length

FBI ‘Wanted’ Hezbollah Commander Killed in Syria

A Hezbollah commander and Canadian citizen, listed on the FBI's 'most wanted' list, is confirmed dead in Syria.

Former PM Ehud Olmert Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

Former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Tuesday morning to serve six years in prison.

US Lawmakers Meet with Cuba’s American Jewish Prisoner, Alan Gross

U.S. lawmakers met in Cuba on Monday with imprisoned American Jewish social worker Alan Gross, jailed on a 15-year sentence in Havana.

Madoff Recovering from Heart Attack

Bernard Madoff suffered a heart attack in prison last month and was hospitalized, CNBC revealed Wednesday after receiving an email from the 75-year-old Ponzi...

Alan Gross Meets with Cuban Jewish Leaders

Cuban Jewish leaders met with imprisoned Jewish-American contractor on the last day of Hanukkah, two days after Gross marked his fourth year in jail...

Israel Sanctions Palestinian Terror Coordinated by Prisoners

Instead of being treated as common criminals, Palestinian terrorists receive an exceptional degree of autonomy within the prison walls.

Former President Katzav Gets 24 Hour Furlough

Convicted Israeli president Katzav gets to go home, for a short time.

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