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"In The Case of The Palestinian People Vs. Military Courts Campaign" Paper

Over 72 years, Israel, as the Occupying Power, has established a full apartheid apparatus to suppress, control and delegitimize the Palestinian people. The military regime in the occupied Palestinian territory exercises legislative, executive and judicial powers that have been a forceful tool in carrying out the Israeli occupation’s racist and unjust policies.

Against Military Courts

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association's campaign against military courts is titled "In the Case of the Palestinian People vs. Military Courts" focuses on the Israeli military judicial system's integral role in sustaining and feeding into the primary goal of establishing a comprehensive Israeli apartheid apparatus.

Public Statement Issued by the Palestinian Bar Association and Civil Society Organisations

Upon an invitation by the Palestinian Bar Association (PBA) a meeting was held on Monday, 18 January 2021 in the premises of the PBA in Ramallah between representatives of non-governmental organisations, community-based organisations, coalitions and networks, the Judges Club Association and political parties, to discuss recent developments on the judiciary, especially after President Mahmoud Abbas had passed three decrees by law which have devastating impact on the independence of the judiciary and the rule of law in Palestine. 

UN Experts Urge Israel to Ensure Accountability for Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

On 8 January 2021, United Nations (UN) Human Rights experts: Mr. Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment; Mr. S. Michael Lynk, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967; and the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, issued a public statement urging Israel to ensure accountability for torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment universally prohibited under international law.


Fact sheet issued by Prisoners' Institutions on the eve of "Palestinian Prisoner's Day" on April 17, 2024.

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