This is a compilation of 22 Palestinian prisoners’ experiences in Israeli jails . 1,027 prisoners were released in 2011 as part of the exchange with Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and 22 of them were interviewed by journalists. Their commentaries were translated by CPDS and edited. The book is dedicated to Samer Issawi and all Palestinian prisoners, past, present and future.
“The Prisoners’ Diaries provides a deeply moving series of first-person commentaries on what Palestinian prisoners have been enduring for decades in the dark recesses of Israelis unlawful and inhumane network of prisons”. Richard Falk, Emeritus Professor of International Law, Princeton and former UN Special Rapporteur for the Occupied Palestinian Territories.