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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...
Update on 12 May 2015 Khalida Jarrar hearing
12.05.2015
Update on 12 May 2015 Khalida Jarrar hearing Update on Khalida Jarrar hearing 12 May 2015 – Ofer military court judge decided today to announce a decision on Monday, 18 May, as to whether or not Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar will be detained until the end of trial proceedings, after reviewing the secret and open evidence...
PLC Member Khalida Jarrar‘s administrative detention order limited, trial continues
05.05.2015
PLC Member Khalida Jarrar‘s administrative detention order limited, trial continues Thursday 05 May 2015 - occupied Ramallah This morning, the defense team of Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar was made aware that her administrative detention military order was limited to end on 04 May 2015. The administrative detention lasted...
Letter to Secretary General Ban Ki Moon
30.04.2015
PLC member Khalida Jarrar’s hearing postponed indefinitely
29.04.2015
PLC member Khalida Jarrar’s hearing postponed indefinitely Occupied Ramallah - 29 April 2015 The Occupation’s Ofer Military Court determined to hold a last-minute hearing for PLC member Khalida Jarrar today 29 April 2015. Upon her arrival, the hearing was postponed until further notice for the second time. Adv. Mahmoud Hassan was surprised by...
Postponement of PLC Member Khalida Jarrar‘s hearing in Ofer Military Court
28.04.2015
Postponement of PLC Member Khalida Jarrar‘s hearing in Ofer Military Court 28 April 2015 The hearing for PLC member Khalida Jarrar, which was scheduled for tomorrow (29 April 2015) has been postponed. Ofer Military Court has not informed the legal team when her next hearing will take place.

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