March 21, 2018
Today, Palestinians celebrating the occasion of Mother's Day. Still, there are 21 Palestinian mothers held in Israeli prisons are unable to see their families. Those 21 women are mothers of 87 sons and daughters who are all spending this mother’s day without mothers.
Palestinian mothers are often denied their right to a fair trial, family visits, and kept for several days or months under interrogation where they are subjected to torture and ill-treatment. The methods of torture and ill-treatment used against Palestinian mothers inside Israeli prisons cause severe physical and mental suffering.