Archive of Press Release

Prisoners in Nafha Prison suspend their hunger strike after reaching an agreement regarding some of their demands
11.08.2015
Prisoners in Nafha Prison suspend their hunger strike after reaching an agreement regarding some of their demands Ramallah-11/8/2015- Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association lawyer, Farah Bayadsi, reported that the PFLP and Islamic Jihad prisoners in Nafha suspended their open hunger strike after reaching an agreement with the...
Ofer Military Court Rejects Addameer’s Request to Release PLC Member Khalida Jarrar, Postpones her Hearing to 24 August 2015
10.08.2015
Ramallah- 10/8/2015- The judge at Ofer Military Court decided to postpone the hearing of the Palestinian Legislative Council’s member (PLC) and Addameer’s vice-chairperson, Khalida Jarrar, to the 24th of August 2015 as witnesses who were expected to take the stand did not show up for the court hearing for the third time in a row. According to the...
Call for Urgent Action: Save Palestinian Hunger Striker Mohammad Allan from Force-Feeding and Torture
10.08.2015
Call for Urgent Action: Save Palestinian Hunger Striker Mohammad Allan from Force-Feeding and Torture Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-IL) call for urgent action to save the life of Palestinian detainee Mohammad Allan, a Palestinian attorney who has been on hunger strike for 54 days...
Palastinian Human Rights Organisations Demand an end to attacks on Palestinian prisoners and detainees
06.08.2015
Ramallah- 6/8/2015- Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Al-Mizan Center for Human Rights and Aldameer Association for Human Rights demand the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) to immediately end the systematic attacks and ill-treatment practiced against Palestinian prisoners and detainees. The organizations have further expressed...
Hearing of PLC Member Khalida Jarrar postponed to 10 August 2015
04.08.2015
Ramallah, occupied West Bank - 4/8/2015 - The Director of Addameer’s Legal Unit, Adv. Mahmoud Hassan, reported that the judge at Ofer military court decided to postpone the hearing of the Palestinian Legislative Council’s member (PLC) and Addameer’s vice-chairperson, Khalida Jarrar, to the 10 th of August 2015 as witnesses who were expected to...
Addameer: the “Force-Feeding” Bill Legitimizes and Institutionalizes Torture
02.08.2015
Ramallah, occupied West Bank Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association condemns the ratification of the force-feeding bill which provides a legal cover to the torture of Palestinian prisoners by the Israeli Prison Service (IPS). The force-feeding bill is a flagrant violation of international human rights norms and standards that...
Saadat: “We will continue to their disobedience methods until our demands are met”
29.07.2015
Ramallah- 29 July 2015 Imprisoned Secretary-General of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) Ahmad Sa’adat told Addameer’s lawyer Farah Bayadsi, who visited him earlier today, that the prisoners in Nafha prison will continue their disobedience measures including closing the cell blocks, refusing recreation time in the yard and...
Administrative Detainees Boycott the Occupation’s Military Courts
01.07.2015
Administrative Detainees Boycott the Occupation’s Military Courts 1 July 2015 Occupied Ramallah Addameer’s lawyers report today that more than 60 administrative detainees held in Ofer, Naqab and Megiddo prisons will boycott the Israeli Occupation’s military courts in protest of the administrative detention policy and the false trials they are...
On International Day to Support Victims of Torture, the Israeli Occupation continues systematic torture by considering a bill to force-feed prisoners
26.06.2015
Ramallah – 26 June 2015 On International Day to Support Victims of Torture, Addameer confirms that the Israeli Occupying Forces continues to use all forms of physical and psychological tortures against Palestinian prisoners and detainees as exemplified by the first reading of a force-feeding bill that took place in the Israeli Knesset. The Israeli...
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and Physicians for Human Rights –Israel (PHR-Israel) calls for Khader Adnan’s immediate release
24.06.2015
URGENT Khader Adnan in a life threatening condition, reaching 50 days of hunger strike and still going “No vitamins, minerals or medical examinations until I am free” Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and Physicians for Human Rights –Israel (PHR-Israel) calls for Khader Adnan’s immediate release 24 June 2015 Administrative...
Joint Public Statement: Complaint submitted to the United Nations concerning the Israeli military arrest, detention and indictment of the Palestinian human rights defender, Ms Khalida Jarrar
16.06.2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joint Public Statement Complaint submitted to the United Nations concerning the Israeli military arrest, detention and indictment of the Palestinian human rights defender, Ms Khalida Jarrar London, Ramallah and New York, 16 June 2015 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights...
Ofer military court reverses judge’s order to release Khalida Jarrar on bail
28.05.2015
Occupied Ramallah 28 May 2015 Ofer military court judge Ronen Atsmon accepted the military prosecution’s appeal to keep Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member Khalida Jarrar detained until the end of trial based on secret information, reversing the previous decision for her release on bail. Judge Ronen Atsmon issued this decision today after...
LPHR and Addameer statement providing a full update on the cases of three Palestinian human rights defenders: Mr Murad Shteiwi, Ms Shireen Issawi and Ms Bushra al-Taweel
21.05.2015
LPHR and Addameer statement providing a full update on the cases of three Palestinian human rights defenders: Mr Murad Shteiwi, Ms Shireen Issawi and Ms Bushra al-Taweel FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joint Public Statement LPHR and Addameer statement providing a full update on the cases of three Palestinian human rights defenders: Mr Murad Shteiwi, Ms...
Ofer Military Court judge rules for PLC member Khalida Jarrar to be released on bail
21.05.2015
Ofer Military Court judge rules for PLC member Khalida Jarrar to be released on bail 21 May 2015, occupied Ramallah The judge of Ofer Military Court issued a decision today to release Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar until the end of trial proceedings, on bail of 20,000 NIS and third party guarantees. The prosecution has 72...

Pages