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  • Is Israel forbidding a poet from receiving family visits in prison?

    Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour is being imprisoned in an all-women security ward in northern Israel. By Yoav Haifawi The Israel Prison Services (IPS) are preventing Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour, who was sentenced last month to five months imprisonment for incitement to violence, from receiving family visits, say her family members. [tmwinpost] Tatour, who was convicted over poems and statuses she published on her personal Facebook page, was sent to a special ward for Palestinian women security prisoners in Damoun Prison on August 8th. Female security prisoners — as all Palestinian security prisoners — have no right to a telephone, no access to…

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