Archive of Press Release

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...
Arrest Campaign Continues by PA Security Apparatus
27.05.2000
Press Release - May 27, 2000 Palestinian Authority Security Apparatus are continuing their arrest campaign against Palestinian citizens with more than 30 Palestinians detained within the past week, many of whom have been released. However, Addameer Association has learned that at least 10 Palestinians remain in detention in Palestinian Authority...
Confrontation during the Nakbah day
16.05.2000
Press Release - May 16, 2000 There was an explosion of violent clashes on Monday, May 15, 2000, in protest against the continuation of holding Palestinian prisoners into custody. The clashes led to the killing of three Palestinians in the cities of Nablus and Ramallah, the victims were:Ayid Mustafa Alsafadi, 18, from Areef in Nablus, Bashar Al...
Majido attack
16.05.2000
Press Release - May 16, 2000 A massive number of Israeli occupation forces have attacked Majido Prison, which contains 650 prisoners. This dangerous move was carried out after enforcing a strong besieging of the prison, sounding the alarms and firing hundreds of tear gas canisters and sound bombs at the prisoners, their belongings and their tents...
9 Palestinian Academics Detained by Palestinian Authority in Regards to Petition Distributed on 27 November 1999
29.11.1999
Press Release - November 29, 1999 On the morning of 28 November 1999 and continuing through 29 November 1999, 9 Palestinian academics in Nablus and Ramallah were detained by the Palestinian Authority in regards to a petition signed by 20 individuals, including 9 Palestinian academics, 9 members of the Palestinian Legislative council, and two...
Close Down Al-Khiam Military Prison and Release All Lebanese Detainees
28.10.1999
Press Release - October 28, 1999 Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association calls on all to participate in the International Campaign to Close Al-Khiam Military Prison. On Thursday 28 October 1999, individuals, groups, human rights institutions and activists from around the world will mark the beginning of the campaign which aims to...
Announcement Concerning Released Arab and Palestinian Prisoners
16.10.1999
Press Release - October 16, 1999 On 15 October 1999, 151 Palestinian and Arab Prisoners were released from Israeli Occupation prisons following an agreement between the Palestinian Authority and Israeli Authorities according to Sharm Esheikh memorandum signed between the two sides on Sep. 5th 1999. Another 199 Palestinian prisoners were released...
Renewal of the Administrative Detention Order of Ussama Barhum for the Twelfth Time
04.03.1999
Press Release - March 04, 1999 On Thursday, 4 March, the Israeli intelligence apparatus renewed the administrative detention order for Ussama Barhum for the twelfth consecutive time. Barhum is the longest serving Palestinian administrative detainee in Israeli prisons. He was arrested on the 17 September 1994 and a military appeal court has...
Beersabah Prison Administration places Palestinian Prisoners in Solitary Confinement
01.03.1999
Press Release - March 01, 1999 On 28 February, 1999 during a visit by Addameer organization to Beersabah prison, lawyer Sahar Francis reported that the rooms of prisoners were subjected to arbitrary searches. At 8am, a large number of police entered the rooms of the prisoners Mukhlas Barghal and Mohammed Dukhan without notification. The prisoner...
The Trial and the Execution of PA Officer Abu-Mustafee
26.02.1999
Press Release - February 26, 1999 Palestinian Authority officer Abu-Mustafee was executed by firing squad Friday, February 25th in the morning at 2:00 am after being found guilty of molesting a 6-year old child, Abu-Shamaleh, from the Khan Yunis refugee camp. The death penalty had been imposed by a military court on Thursday 25 February, 1999 at...

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