Conflict & Justice

Palestinians Smuggling Sperm Out of Prison

Fertility specialists in the Palestinian Territories say several women (not pictured) whose husbands are in Israeli custody have become pregnant using sperm smuggled out of prison.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the BBC's Jon Donnison about how the prisoners are getting their sperm smuggled out.

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    Palestinian women walk past a section of Israel's controversial barrier at Qalandiya checkpoint outside the West Bank city of Ramallah, on the fourth Friday of the holy month of Ramadan, August 10, 2012. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman (WEST BANK - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION) - RTR36LB6