Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Obvious Prisoner Abuse -- Withholding Hair Care Products 


I hope you didn't think that was natural, because...


Palestinian Hamas lawmakers during an Israeli military court hearing in the West Bank town of Ramallah, September 12, 2006. (Stringer/Reuters)
Oh the inhumanity!

Looks like Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch is going to have to come down here and give a certain Zionist somebody a little talking to about obligations under International Humanitarian Law to provide cosmetic hair products to Israel's Palestinian prisoners.

Obviously no corresponding condemnation of Hizballah or Hamas treatment of Israeli prisoners is needed, since no one has been allowed to so much as see whether Eldad Regev, Ehud Goldwasser and Gilad Shavit are even alive -- as would be required under International Humanitarian Law for most other prisoners in the world -- let alone whether they are dissatisfied with their grooming options.

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