Press Release

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...
Palestinian and Israeli NGO's Concerned by Recent Court Decision regarding Bilal Kayed
17.08.2016
Palestinian and Israeli NGO's Concerned by Recent Court Decision regarding Bilal Kayed On the 11th of August, the Beer Sheva District Court rejected the appeal of Bilal Kayed, who is completing 64 days of hunger strike in protest of his administrative detention, and whose condition is considered critical. The court ruled that he shall remain...
Following Visit to Palestine, European Parliamentarians Call for the Release of Bilal Kayed and End to Administrative Detention
17.08.2016
Following Visit to Palestine, European Parliamentarians Call for the Release of Bilal Kayed and End to Administrative Detention Responding to an urgent request by Human Rights’ Organizations, we, Parliamentarians and Politicians from 3 different European Countries, agreed to participate in an Ad Hoc International Delegation to Palestine in support...
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council Calls for Immediate Investigations into Threats against Human Rights Defenders
14.08.2016
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council Calls for Immediate Investigations into Threats against Human Rights Defenders The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) is gravely concerned with the continuing campaign of attacks and threats against human rights defenders and employees of PHROC member organizations, including Al-...
Across the Globe: Transnational Solidarity with Palestinian Mass Hunger Strike
11.08.2016
Across the Globe: Transnational Solidarity with Palestinian Mass Hunger Strike In light of the mass hunger strikes taking place inside Israeli prisons and detention centers in solidarity with hunger striking administrative detainee Bilal Kayed, Addameer, Samidoun, the US Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) and Black4Palestine wish to express...
Occupation Authorities Administer Torture through Military Courts: Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council Renews its Calls for Release of Hunger Striking Administrative Detainee Bilal Kayed
31.07.2016
Occupation Authorities Administer Torture through Military Courts: Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council Renews its Calls for Release of Hunger Striking Administrative Detainee Bilal Kayed On 27 July 2016, the Israeli Military Court of Appeals released its decision to confirm the administrative detention of hunger-striking administrative...

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