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On Universal Children's Day: Violations Against Palestinian Children Continue
20.11.2016
On Universal Children's Day, Israeli forces hold close to 400 Palestinian children some as young as 12 in Israeli prison and detention centers. More than 700 children are arrested by occupation forces every year, some of whom are placed under administrative detention without trial or charge claiming they pose a viable security threat. Israel’s ill...
Joint Report Estimates that 554 Palestinians Arrested in October 2016
07.11.2016
Palestinian prisoners’ affairs institutions (the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission, Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights and the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association) issued the following monthly joint report, reviewing the situation of Palestinian prisoners in October 2016. The prisoners’ affairs...
Incriminating Poetry: The Case of Dareen Tatour
11.10.2016
Incriminating Poetry: The Case of Dareen Tatour On 11 October 2015, Dareen Tatour was arrested in Reineh near Nazareth. She was subsequently indicted at the Israeli Magistrate Court in Nazareth on 02 November 2016. She has been charged with “incitement to violence” (under article 144(d)2 of the Penal Code of 1977) and with “support for a terrorist...
PHROC Strongly Condemns the Attack Against Palestinian Civilians by PA Security Forces
05.10.2016
PHROC Strongly Condemns the Attack Against Palestinian Civilians by PA Security Forces. The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) strongly condemns the beating of Addameer Prisoners Support attorney Muhannad Karajeh as well as other Palestinian civilians at the hands of Palestinian Security Forces dressed up in civilian clothing...
Joint Report Estimates that 8000 Palestinians Arrested Since October 2015
04.10.2016
A joint report by Palestinian organizations working on prisoners’ issues: Prisoners Affairs Committee; Palestinian Prisoners; Society; Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, shows that Israeli occupation forces arrested 436 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza in September 2016, including 73...
Urgent Call for the Immediate Release of Hunger Striking Administrative Detainees
06.09.2016
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) and the Palestinian Commission for Prisoners’ Affairs call for the immediate release of hunger striking administrative detainees Mohammad Al- Balboul , Mahmoud Al- Balboul , and Malek Al-Qadi, who are on hunger strike in protest of their administrative detention without charge or trial...
War On Words: Targeting of Palestinian Press by Israeli Forces
06.09.2016
Since October 2015, the occupation forces intensified prosecution of Palestinian journalists, who impart, document and disseminate information on human rights violations committed against the Palestinian people, effectively silencing and repressing them. The Israeli occupation forces have arrested several Palestinian journalists since the...
No New School Year for 350 Palestinian Children
04.09.2016
With the start of the new academic year, there are approximately 350 Palestinian children held in Israeli detention and prison centers. [1] Approximately 700 Palestinian children under the age of 18 from the occupied West Bank are prosecuted every year through Israeli military courts after being arrested, interrogated and detained by the Israeli...
Kayed Ends Hunger Strike with Victory, but Battle of Empty Stomachs Continues
25.08.2016
Kayed Ends Hunger Strike with Victory, but Battle of Empty Stomachs Continues Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association announces the victory of hunger striking administrative detainee Bilal Kayed, who suspended his 71-day hunger strike after an agreement was reached between Addameer attorney Mahmoud Hassan and the military...
Addameer Condemns Beating to Death of Palestinian in PA Custody
23.08.2016
Addameer Condemns Beating to Death of Palestinian in PA Custody Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association strongly condemns the beating to death of Palestinian Ahmad Izz Halaweh by Palestinian Security Forces early Tuesday morning, 23 August 2016. Mr. Halaweh was arrested by PA Security Forces and was taken to a Nablus’ Juneid...

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