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Delegation Checks on Treatment Accorded Arab Prisoners in Israel

Acting at the request of the International Red Cross, a delegation from the Mogen Dovid Adom of Israel today visited a number of Arab prisoners under arrest in the Tel Mond prison. This is the first official visit paid by a Mogen Dovid Adom group to foreign citizens under arrest in Israel.

The delegation reported that it had checked on the treatment accorded the Arab prisoners. It said that the Arabs had no complaints against the food, clothing and general treatment which they received and that they did not feel that they were discriminated against.