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Israel shuts down Ramon prison due to COVID infections

Israel shuts down Ramon prison due to COVID infections

Palestinian NGO said the increase in virus cases among Israeli jailers is the ‘first source of transmission’ to prisoners. Since April, some 140 Palestinian prisoners have been infected with COVID [File: Reuters] Israeli prison authorities have closed down the Ramon prison after detecting several coronavirus infections among prisoners and guards, according to the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS). There was no comment from Israeli authorities...

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Amir Ohana Hassan Abed Rabbo Israel Israeli Palestinian Ramon