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Human rights groups petition High Court to force Israel to vaccinate inmates

TOI STAFF, The Times Of Israel

Public security minister says prisoners will only be inoculated when more Israelis get vaccinated; Israel Medical Association: Country has an ‘ethical obligation’

The petition, filed on behalf of ACRI, Physicians for Human Rights – Israel, Adalah, HaMoked and Rabbis for Human Rights, demanded that the Israel Prison Service “vaccinate the entire prisoner population according to the vaccination priority set by the Health Ministry, with an emphasis on prisoners aged 60 and over, and those in a high-risk group,” the organizations said in a joint statement.


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