Archive of Press Release

Abla Sa’adat placed in administrative detention with 2 other Palestinian women
25.01.2003
Press Release - January 25, 2003 On the evening of 22 January 2003, Mrs. ‘Abla Sa’adat, along with 2 other Palestinian women, Iman Abu Farra and Fatmeh Zayed, held at Beit El military detention center, were issued 4 month administrative detention orders. Addameer’s lawyer was able to visit Beit El on Thursday evening, when he was informed of the...
Addameer Representative to World Social Forum Detained by Israeli Authorities
23.01.2003
Press Release - January 23, 2003 Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association is concerned for the well being of Mrs. Abla Sa’adat, who is currently being detained by the Israeli authorities in an isolation cell at the Beit El military detention center, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah. Mrs. Sa’adat was detained at the Karamah...
Addameer remembers Palestinian Detainees on the 54th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
10.12.2002
Press Release - December 10, 2002 Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. With these words begins the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted and proclaimed by the UN General Assembly on 10 December...
Palestinian Detainee ends 10 day hunger strike in protest of conditions of detention and torture
08.11.2002
Press Release - November 08, 2002 Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association is concerned for the safety and well being of Palestinian detainee ‘Adel Jamil Al Hidmeh, who today ended a ten day hunger strike in protest of his conditions of detention and the inhumane treatment he was subject to while under interrogation by the Israeli...
Ketziot Military Prison Authorities Endanger the Lives of Palestinian Detainees: Detainees Protest Attack and Continuing Human Rights Violations
04.11.2002
Press Release - November 04, 2002 Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association is deeply concerned with the escalating violation of detainees’ rights within Israeli prisons and detention centers. In particular, recent events in the Ketziot (Negev) Military Detention Center indicate an intensification of tensions between the military...
Treatment of Palestinian Child Detainees
15.10.2002
Case Study - October 15, 2002 M, a 16 year old Palestinian girl, was arrested on her way to school on 13 June 2002 at 8 am and taken by Israeli soldier to the military base at Ein Etzion. She was made to wait outside in the sun, with her hands cuffed, without water or food until 2pm. She was then brought to the Etzion police station and...
Detainee Assaulted During Transfer
05.10.2002
Press Release - October 05, 2002 On 3 October 2002, the Palestinian detainee Moamar Mohamad Jomaa Jamous from Nablus, was severely beaten by Israeli soldiers. In a sworn affidavit, Jamous stated that: “On 3 October, I was on the Israeli prison administration bus that was transferring Palestinian detainees from Ofer Detention Camp to the Negev...
Palestinian Women in Detention
05.10.2002
Press Briefing - October 05, 2002 The Israeli occupation forces continuously violate international human rights standards through their practices in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, in particular the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949, which stipulates the treatment of civilians in times of war. In the case of arrest and detention, Israel has...
Palestinian prisoners boycott Israeli occupation military courts
03.10.2002
Press Release - October 03, 2002 The Imprisoned Palestinian National Movement in the Israeli Occupation Prisons calls upon all Arab and Palestinian prisoners to boycott Israeli courts refusing to recognize their legitimacy. They also call upon all concerned organizations and citizens to implement actions to support them. All the prisoners...
Brutal Assault at Beit El Military Court
01.09.2002
Press Release - September 01, 2002 On 29 August 2002, two Palestinian detainees were severely beaten by 5 Israeli soldiers at the military occupation court of Beit El, located in Beit El settlement North of Ramallah. The two detainees attacked were Omar Abu Sneineh (21), arrested on June 26 during the last military invasion of Hebron, and Ussama...
Palestinian High Court of Justice Issues Decision to Release the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine
03.06.2002
Press Release - June 03, 2002 On Monday 3 June 2002, the Palestinian High Court of Justice issued a decision demanding the release of the General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), Ahmad Sa’adat. This session of the Court Council was convened this morning, headed by Hamdan Abadaleh with the following members,...
Israeli Military Concocts “Suicide Bombing” Story to Cover-Up Shooting of Palestinian Youth
02.06.2002
Press Release - June 02, 2002 Addameer has received a case of a 20-year old Palestinian man from Jenin, Zeidan Mohammed Said Zeidan, who was shot and seriously wounded by Israeli soldiers on 8 May. This case is significant not for the fact that Zeidan was shot, but rather because the Israeli military is attempting to cover up the fact of his...
Thousands of Palestinian Detainees Imprisoned in Inhuman and Life-Threatening Conditions
19.05.2002
Special Report - May 19, 2002 Following the most recent Israeli invasion of Palestinian cities that began on March 29, 2002, the Israeli military has undertaken a widespread campaign of arbitrary, mass arrest of Palestinian civilians. Addameer has been following cases of those arrested and detained through visits to detention camps and prisons, as...
PA State Security Court Decision Is Illegal and Unjust
27.04.2002
Press Release - April 27, 2002 Addameer Association condemns the recent trial of Palestinian political prisoners, Hamdi Quran, Basel Al-Asmar, Majdi Rimawi and Ahed Gholmi, by State Security Court in Yasser Arafat?s compound in Ramallah on Thursday 25 April, 2002. Hamdi Quran was sentenced to 18 years in prison with hard labor, Basel Al-Asmar to...

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