Palestinians: The Arrests and Torture No One Talks About


Several Palestinian activists launched an online campaign titled "Political Detention is a Crime," in protest of the arrests and torture in Palestinian prisons. The campaign, however, has failed to attract the attention of most Western media outlets because it is directed against the Palestinian Authority, and not Israel.

When Palestinians arrest or brutally torture other Palestinians, it does not appear to be "news that's fit to print." Palestinians who go on hunger strikes in Palestinian prisons are often ignored by the media, while those who protest against Israel receive wide coverage.

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