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Israeli Military Prosecution: The Last Administrative Detention Order for Matar was by Mistake
11.12.2018
The Israeli military judge at Ofer military court, decided today during an appeal session, 11 December 2018, to cancel the last administrative detention order against Tariq Abu Matar (29 years old). According to Addameer's lawyer, the military judge stated that this administrative detention order was illegal. Also, the military prosecution stated...
Solidarity with PLC Member Khalida Jarrar
11.12.2018
Earlier this week a group of four organizations made the initiative to act in solidarity with PLC member and human rights defender Khalida Jarrar. The four NGOs are Comité pour une Paix Juste au Proche-Orient (CPJPO), Amnesty International Luxembourg (AIL), Action des Chrétiens pour l'Abolition de la Torture, Luxembourg (ACAT) and Cercle des ONG (...
Addameer Stands in Support with Marc Lamont Hill
05.12.2018
Addameer supports and stands firmly in solidarity with the scholar and activist Marc Lamont Hill against his reprehensive termination by CNN for speaking in support of Palestinian human rights at the United Nations. In his speech on 28 November 2018 at the United Nations, Hill expressed his support to Palestinian human rights and called for equal...
Israeli Military Court Confirms the Administrative Detention Orders against al-Idresi and Siaj
04.12.2018
Ofer Israeli military court decided today, Tuesday 4 December 2018 to confirm the administrative detention orders for Haitham Siaj and Saif al-Idresi. Following their arrest on 11 September 2018, both prisoners experienced long and harsh interrogation at al-Mascobiyya interrogation center which lasted for around 44 days. During interrogation, Saif...
Israeli Occupation Forces Issues a Release Order for Fayrouz, Ashraf Na'alweh's Sister
08.11.2018
Al-Jalameh Israeli military court issues a release order today, 8 November 2018 for Dr Fayrouz Sheirm after spending 28 in interrogation. According to Addameer’s lawyer, the decision to release Fayrouz came with her having to pay 4500 Israeli Shekels (1250 USD) as bail money. Collective punishment is a policy used by the Israeli occupation forces...
The Death Penalty Bill: Continuous Israeli Discriminatory Policy against Palestinians
05.11.2018
Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of the occupation state, agreed this morning, 5 November 2018, on supporting the bill on Israeli criminal law/penal code “reforming death penalty for citizens accused of terrorist attacks, 2017.” This bill passed its first reading in the Knesset by a vote of 52 to 49 early January 2018. Currently, the death...
The Confirmation of Khalida Jarrar's Administrative Detention Order
01.11.2018
PLC member and human rights defender Khalida Jarrar received a renewal for her administrative detention order on 25 October 2018. This four-month order got confirmed after only a few days. Khalida is meant to be released on 28 February 2019, This would mean that Khalida would be held in prison, without charge or trial, for 20 months as this is the...
Urgent Action: Help Free Human Rights Defender Khalida Jarrar
25.10.2018
On 25 October 2018, we received word that Khadlida Jarrar’s administrative detention order would be renewed for an additional four months. This news is heartbreaking and devastating, but not out of the ordinary. Her confirmation hearing will be held in the coming week. The new order is to extend her detainment by a further four months, meaning...
Israeli Occupation Forces are using Collective Punishment Against Na'alweh Family
17.10.2018
Collective punishment is a policy used by the Israeli occupation forces systematically. Recently, after an attack on one of the illegal settlements in Northern West Bank, the Israeli occupation forces is utilizing such a policy on a number of Palestinian towns, and their residents, in search of the person accused of carrying out the attack, Ashraf...
Joint Statement on the Occasion of Indigenous Peoples' Day 2018
09.10.2018
NGO STATEMENT: Palestinian Support for Indigenous Peoples’ Day Commemorations and Historical Justice from Palestine to Turtle Island In August 2018, several Palestinian human rights organizations attended The Red Nation’s annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We, the undersigned Palestinian human rights and community organizations, state...

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