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Prisoner X throws spotlight on Israel’s treatment of those it regards as enemies

The Ben Zygier case suggests Israel is not sticking to its 2006 promise not to hold prisoners in secret outside of international legal norms Peter BeaumontGuardian The infamous case of Prisoner X – revealed this week to be Australian dual national and Mossad agent Ben Zygier, who killed himself in solitary confinement in an Israeli […]

Israel State Censor Partially Lifts Media Gag on ‘Prisoner X’

Move comes after global coverage of case of top-secret detainee, said to be Mossad agent, who died in Israeli prison Harriet Sherwood in Jerusalem Alison Rourke in SydneyGuardian The Israeli authorities have partially lifted a gag order concerning a man known as “Prisoner X”, following widespread international coverage of the case of the top-secret detainee […]