Tuesday, July 5th | 6 Tammuz 5782

September 2, 2014 8:09 pm

Why Did Israeli Jails Cut National Geographic Cable TV for Palestinian Prisoners? (VIDEO)

avatar by Dave Bender

Israeli prison Illustration: Wikipedia

Israeli prison illustration: Wikipedia.

Palestinian security prisoners at a high-security lockup located – ironically – at “Armageddon (Megiddo) Jct.” Prison in central Israel won’t be watching National Geographic wildlife anymore, Israel’s Channel 10 News reported Monday.

Turns out that, along with dramatic nature footage, the channel also specializes in programming of a more problematic nature: prison escapes.

Officials said they didn’t want to give the inmates any jailbreak ideas.

Among the wide-ranging televised “college of the airwaves” programming NatGeo offers are: America’s Hardest PrisonBlack Dolphin PrisonInside: Russia’s Toughest PrisonWorld’s Toughest PrisonPrison NationLockdown.

Related coverage

Israeli Social Workers to Offer Psychological First Aid to Ukrainian Refugees in Moldova

A delegation of Israeli social workers has left for Moldova to aid Ukrainians who fled fighting in their country, as...

There’s a pattern here, that the prisoners – many of whom are serving multiple life terms for planning and perpetrating terror attacks – may be following, very closely.

Watch one example of the programming, “National Geographic Documentary 2014 Hardest Prisons Female Jail”:

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner


This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.