The Sounds of Silence
Isolation and Solitary Confinement of Palestinians in IsraeliDetention
Written and researched by:
Tal Assif and Sahar Francis
Dr. Ze’ev Wiener
Gafrurei DafdefetThanks to Dr. Ze’ev Wiener for his professional advice all throughout the preparation ofthis report and to Dr. Ruchama Marton and Atty Yohanna Lerman for their comments.The writing of this report was made possible thanks to Tal Assif’s receipt of a Shatil-operated Everett Social Justice Fellowship.The work of the Prisoners and Detainees Department at Physicians for Human Rights-Israelis made possible through the support of:The Amberstone Foundation, Christian Aid, the Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation,Diakonia, the Ford Foundation, Medico International Germany, and Secretariat-Mu’assasat.