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We regularly discuss the issue of treatment of Palestinian prisoners by the Israeli authorities with our international partners, including our EU counterparts. We also regularly meet international organisations, such as the International Committee of the Red Cross.
I discussed this matter during my visit in June with the Minister of Justice, indicating the UK's concerns about both the detention and the treatment of Palestinian prisoners, including children. Our ambassador in Tel Aviv raised the issue on
The Government of Israel have reaffirmed to us their commitment to treating prisoners in line with international human rights standards. The UK will continue to monitor the situation with regard to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons and encourage the Government of Israel to meet their stated commitments.