Press Release

Israeli military court extends the administrative detention of human rights defender Ayman Nasser
11.03.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Israeli Military Court decided on Wednesday, 6 March, 2019, to extend the detention of the human rights defender Ayman Nasser, Coordinator of the Legal Unit at Addameer. The association reported that the detention of Ayman Nasser was extended for an additional six months, two days before the end of his current...
International Women's Day: Palestinian Female Prisoners still Crave for Freedom
07.03.2019
On International Women’s Day, there are 48 Palestinian females held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 24 mothers, 7 injured prisoners, 26 sick prisoners and 1 administrative detainee held without charge or trial. Those female prisoners also suffer from long sentences with a maximum of 16 years. All of the women are held in Damon...
Occupation releases Palestinian human rights defender Khalida Jarrar
28.02.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Israeli occupation forces released today, Thursday 28 February 2019, the former member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and Palestinian human rights defender Khalida Jarrar, after spending 20 months in administrative detention. Addameer confirmed that the Israeli occupation forces released Khalida Jarrar in the early...
Addameer the abuse of Shalaldah family by occupation forces is not an individual case
26.02.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Addameer has closely followed that on 25 February 2019, the Israeli prosecution reached a deal with an Israeli soldier accused of torturing the Shalaldah family, near the town of Kobar, north of Ramallah, early last month. The Israeli soldier admitted the charge against him, under the deal that his lawyer held with the...
Urgent Action: Help free Human Rights defender Ayman Nasser
14.02.2019
"I believe that every human being has opinions and positions and can freely think and speak these opinions. I am a human rights defender who supports the Palestinian prisoners and I present my opinions in the public media. My thoughts are not secret, they are public, and everyone knows them." - -Ayman Nasser On 9 September 2018, Israeli occupation...
After the deterioration of his health: the Israeli military court releases detainee Waleed Sharaf.
12.02.2019
Addameer lawyer stated today, Tuesday, February 12, 2019, that the Israeli military court has released the sick detainee, Waleed Sharaf, 23-years-old, from Abu Dis, East Jerusalem. Sharaf was released due to his critical health condition, for which he was transferred to Asaf Harofeh hospital last week. Waleed Sharaf was arrested in June 2018 and...
The Death of Faris Baroud is Just Part of the Israeli Crimes Against Palestinian Prisoner
07.02.2019
The Israeli occupation takes full responsibility for the death of the Palestinian prisoners Faris Baroud (51 years old). Faris is from the Gaza strip, he died on 6 February 2019 at Sotoka hospital, after he was transferred from Rimon prison because of a serious deterioration in his health. Faris was arrested on 1991 and was sentenced for life. He...
Ramallah Court Extends the Detention of the Journalist Faysal al-Rifa'i
24.01.2019
On 22 January 2019, Palestinian Preventive Security Forces arrested the journalist Faysal al-Rifa'i (30 years old) after calling him for an interview. Today Ramallah Court extended his detention period for another 15 days for the porpuse of interrogations. Addameer's lawyer, Muhanad Karajah, who represents al-Rifa'i reported that the suspicions...
Lawyers Boycott Israeli Military Courts
24.01.2019
Part of the continuous and systematic violations of prisoners rights, and as a continuation of the denial of fair trial rights, today, 24 January, the head of Ofer prison bans several lawyers from accessing Ofer Military court. This is part of the Israeli occupation forces attempts to prevent Palestinian lawyers from collecting evidence and...
Ongoing Collective Punishment against Ofer Prisoners
23.01.2019
Collective punishment continues in Ofer prison. On 23 January 2019, Addameer’s lawyer visited few prisoners from Ofer, though the lawyer was not allowed to visit any prisoner from sections 11 and 15, according to Israeli Prison Services (IPS) those two sections are punished with a total closure and are banned from visits. Since Sunday 20 January...

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