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Islamic Jihad terrorist sues over ‘proper’ to videogames in jail

Tel Aviv [Israel], August 24 (ANI/TPS): A Palestinian terrorist convicted of kidnapping and killing an Israeli teenager has petitioned a decide after the Israel Prison Service (IPS) denied him the”right” to play videogames, a spokesperson for the IPS confirmed on Wednesday.

Iham Kamamji, a Palestinian Islamic Jihad member serving two life sentences for his position within the 2006 kidnapping and homicide of 18-year-old Eliyahu Asheri, stated the jail administration had beforehand allowed him to have a Sony PlayStation 2 in his cell.

Kamamji was one of many six Palestinian terrorists who in September 2021 broke out of Israel’s maximum-security Gilboa Prison. Following their recapture, Kamamji was moved to the isolation wing of Ashkelon’s Shikma Prison.

In the petition, the terrorist complained about alleged”discrimination and harassment” by the hands of the Prison Service within the wake of his tried escape. “I do not commit crimes and respect the law and the administration,” Kamamji claimed.

“The recreational rights of prisoners in segregation are examined and given on a case-by-case basis, in accordance with the prisoner’s behavior,” the IPS said in response.

“After the request was denied, the prisoner filed a petition, which has not yet been scheduled for a hearing. We will bring our full arguments to the court as is customary,” added the spokesperson.

Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir reportedly demanded stricter measures towards Palestinian safety prisoners throughout Tuesday’s Security Cabinet assembly, which was held amid a wave of lethal assaults on Israelis.

Among different proposals, Ben-Gvir was stated to have requested that the organizational affiliation of jail wings be canceled, which means that inmates from particular terrorist teams would not be incarcerated collectively.

Last week, some 1,000 Hamas terrorists held in Israeli jails threatened a mass starvation strike. The announcement cited a number of”provocations” such because the switch of inmates, restrictions on dwelling circumstances, in addition to an Aug. 16 go to by Ben-Gvir to the Ofer Prison outdoors Ramallah.

Since coming into workplace in December 2022, Ben-Gvir has repeatedly urged the IPS to crack down on safety prisoners, a time period usually referring to Palestinians held for nationalistically motivated assaults or membership in terrorist teams.

The minister ordered showering time decreased to 4 minutes per terrorist prisoner with a complete of 1 hour of operating water time for every jail wing the place terrorists are held. In early February, Ben-Gvir additionally ordered the closure of jail bakeries the place prisoners made themselves contemporary pita bread. (ANI/TPS)