World Bulletin / News Desk
Harun Mansur Nasruddin, a Palestinian ex-prisoner who was freed as part of the prisoner swap deal between Hamas and Israel, has said that there was no difference between Israel prisons and Abu Gharib or prisons in Guantanamo.
Speaking to AA correspondent on Tuesday, Nusruddin who was sent to Turkey after freed by Israel, said that it was extremely hard being kept as prisoner in his country by another state.
Nasruddin who spent 20 years in Israeli prisons stated that he was arrested while fighting against Israel army decades ago.
"I started fighting against them in my childhood days. Later on in my life, I joined bit by bit the armed resistance," said Nasruddin.
Stating that Hamas was fighting to make free all women and more than thousand captives during prisoner swap agreement days, "During those days Israel had difficulties with their domestic affairs. The Netanyahu government was struggling with riots in their community. Hamas had taken advantage of this situation and got what they demanded," said Nasruddin.
Nasruddin said that there were now around 5,000 Palestinian prisoners in Israel's prisons.
Criticising those prisons, "There is no difference between Israel prisons and Abu Ghraib or prisons in Guantanamo. The only difference is that what is happening at Israel's prisons cannot be framed. Some nights they were insultingly carrying out a search and our families were being searched naked when they come to visit us," Nasruddin said.
Officials discuss means of limiting casualties among forces taking part in campaign to free ISIL-held city
The pipeline is operated by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, a subsidiary of the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
Nomination comes a day after Ali Bongo was sworn in for a second seven-year term
Benchmarks on biometric travel documents, anti-terror laws, judicial cooperation among those to be resolved
Sweden's government on Wednesday proposed the reintroduction of compulsory military service
Sierra Leone lifts short-lived ban on fish exports, leaving people puzzled whether the move has made any difference
Thousands of Burundian students have begun academic year in Rwanda or Uganda
Kerry tells Lavrov Russia responsible for the dire situation
Separatists 'prepared to take final step' of holding September 2017 referendum
The EU budget commissioner, Kristalina Georgieva, has entered the race to become the United Nations’ next secretary general, after the Bulgarian government swung its backing behind her.
A vote on Wednesday has become the first presidential veto overturned under Obama with the US President calling it a "big mistake"
Half of party executive quits in bid to oust leader, possibly allowing caretaker PM Mariano Rajoy to form government
Hungarians are likely to vote “no” in next week’s referendum on migrant quotas imposed by the EU
A teenage gunman, who injured three people at a South Carolina elementary school before being arrested, carried out the attack after killing his father, local officials said Wednesday.
New authorization brings number of American troops in Iraq to 5,262
Abadi's office said the US government had agreed to the request.