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“Israel” subjects 17 year-old Palestinian detainee with Coronavirus to psychological torture

RAMALLAH, (PIC)- Palestinian detainee Mahmoud al-Ghalidh, 17, who has tested positive for coronavirus, is subjected to psychological torture in Israeli jails, al-Dameer Association for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

Al-Dammeer called for the immediate release of al-Ghalidh who is staying at an isolated room in Raymond Prison where he is denied basic necessities, such as clothing.

Israeli occupation forces arrested al-Ghalidh from his home in Jalazone refugee camp in Ramallah on 23 July, and on 3 August, the Israel Prison Service announced that he has coronavirus.

Since the coronavirus crisis started, four Palestinian detainees have been infected, and two tested positive for the virus right after their release from Israeli jails.

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