Archive of Press Release

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...
Palestinian Prisoners’ Day: THOUSANDS OF PALESTINIANS BLINDFOLDED, HANDCUFFED AND TORTURED
17.04.2002
Joint Press Release - April 17, 2002 Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association Defence for Children International / Palestine Section On the occasion of Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, Addameer and DCI/PS call for the immediate release of Palestinian political prisoners, including children. As of today, 17 April 2002, thousands of...
Banning of Family Visits to Palestinian Detainees
31.03.2002
Press Briefing - March 31, 2002 Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association Defence for Children International / Palestine Section The last 19 months has seen an unprecedented closure on the Palestinian Occupied Territories making family visits to Palestinian detainees almost impossible. Families are forced to obtain a special permit...
Palestinian Women Organizations and Activists Strongly Condemn Assaults by Palestinian Security Forces on Palestinian Women and Children
01.11.2001
Press Release - November 01, 2001 Palestinian women organizations and activists are gravely concerned following verbal and physical assaults by Palestinian security forces on Palestinian women and children, families of political prisoners detained by the Palestinian Authority. The attacks occurred on Tuesday, 30 October 2001 as families of...
Palestinian Human Rights NGOs Demand An End to Political Arrests By The Palestinian Authority and Call For The Release Of All Political Prisoners
21.10.2001
Press Release - October 21, 2001 Palestinian security forces have entered the third day of a campaign of political arrests against many individuals and leaders of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, after the PFLP military wing took responsibility for the military action against the Israeli Minister of Tourism, Rehevam Ze’evi, in...
Palestinian Prisoners Day (17 April): Another Year of ongoing violations
16.04.2001
Report - April 16, 2001 This year, Palestinian Prisoners Day comes at a time when the Intifada is continuing and the Palestinian prisoners are still kept captive and even more new prisoners are being arrested since the start of the Intifada. Last year had witnessed a series of events that had had major effects on the prisoners’ movement and the...
Wide Spread Arrest Campaign, House Raids Continue
12.12.2000
Press Release - December 12, 2000 Israeli Occupation Authorities escalated it’s continuing wide spread arrest campaign that started since the beginning of the latest Intifada. While the arrest campaign was mainly concentrating on arresting Palestinians, accused in taking part in the last events, on checkpoints and crossing it is now characterized...
Palestinian prisoners end their hunger strike after their demands are met
01.06.2000
Press Release - June 01, 2000 To all supporters of the issue of Palestinian Prisoners in the Israeli prisons: We, the families of Palestinian and Arab prisoners, mothers, wives, and children, as well as institutions, organizations, national and Islamic bodies in the solidarity tents in support of Palestinian prisoners would like to express our...
Detention of a Political Activist
28.05.2000
Press Release - May 28, 2000 Palestinian Preventive Security forces (PSS) from Ramallah raided the home of Palestinian citizen Intissar Tawfick Hamdan - 27 years old and an employee of the Teacher’s Creativity Center - without her knowledge and without her being present in the house at the time of the raid. The house raid occurred on Friday 26 May...
Arrest of Human Rights Activist ‘Ahed Yusif’
27.05.2000
Press Release - May 27, 2000 Human rights activist and employee of Addameer Association, ‘Ahed Yusif, was arrested by the Palestinian Preventative Security in Ramallah on the morning of Friday 26Th May, 2000. The arrest was carried out at 3:00 AM without an official warrant or explanation. Yusif’s house was searched and his family harassed during...

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