President Reuven Rivlin visited Ofer Prison today and met with Israel Prison Service (IPS) warders and commanders, in light of recent security prisoner uprisings in various venues.
Prison Service Acting Commander Commissioner Asher Vaknin and the senior command staff escorted the President on a tour of the facility and a demonstration of the IPS’s elite unit, at the end of which the President spoke with warders and command staff.
Ofer Prison is a jail for security detainees and prisoners, located close to Jerusalem and next to the Ofer Military Court. A recent ban on mobile devices has led to several riots and attacks.
Read more at Arutz Sheva.