Conditions for Palestinians in Israeli interrogation and detention centers are poor, the State Department said. Answering a query last week about a recent hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners, the department said it has found that Israeli prisons meet international standards but interrogation centers and detention camps do not. It cited reports by human rights groups describing insufficient living space, torture and inadequate medical care.
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