Nitzan Prison & Detention Center

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This prison & detention center, which was founded in 1978, originated within Ayalon prison and was referred to as “Ramleh detention.” In 1981, it was renamed as ‘Nitzan’ after Gondar Rooney Nitzan who was the prison director at the time and was killed during that same year. This prison can accommodate around 740 prisoners and detainees, and also includes a section exclusively designated for isolation.

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