Shikma Prison

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Shikma Prison (Hebrew: בית סוהר שקמה‎‎) is an Israeli prison located in Ashkelon.[1]

There are many Palestinian prisoners there including the engineer Dirar Abu Sisi who was kidnapped in Ukraine in February 2011.[2] Among the former prisoners is Israeli scientist Mordechai Vanunu who spent 11 years of his prison sentence there.[3]


Coordinates: 31°39′52″N 34°35′44″E / 31.664454°N 34.595566°E / 31.664454; 34.595566