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PHROC: Israeli Authorities Bear Responsibility for Palestinian Prisoners’ Life and Protection from Medical Negligence, Torture and Ill-Treatment
24.07.2019
Palestinian Detainee Dies in Israeli Custody PHROC: Israeli Authorities Bear Responsibility for Palestinian Prisoners’ Life and Protection from Medical Negligence, Torture and Ill-Treatment The Palestinian Human Rights Organization Council holds the Israeli occupation authorities fully responsible for the death of Nasser Taqatqa, 31, who died...
Take Action: Urgent Call to Save Palestinian Hunger Strikers
09.07.2019
Currently there are seven prisoners on hunger strike against administrative detention, including Jafar Ezeddin and Ihsan Othman who have been on hunger strike the longest, since 16 June, as well as Ahmad Zahran who has been on hunger strike since 20 June. Another three administrative detainees, Huthaifa Halabia, Mustafa Hassanat and Mohammed Abu...
Seven prisoners on hunger strike continue their battle against adminstrative detention, three of them reach the end of their first week on strike
08.07.2019
On Sunday 7 July 2019, Addameer’s lawyer was able to visit the prisoners Huthaifa Halabia, Mustafa Hassanat and Mohammed Abu Akkar in the occupation prison in the Naqab prison. Today, the three prisoners are ending their first week of hunger strike in protest of the policy of adminstrative detention and demanding their release. Addameer’s lawyer...
PHROC Condemns Israel’s Denial of Entry to UN Special Rapporteur, Mr. Michael Lynk
03.07.2019
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) condemn Israel’s deliberate denial of entry to Professor Michael Lynk, the United Nations Special Rapporteur (UNSR) on the situation of human rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) since 1967. Israel has denied UNSR Lynk entry to the OPT to carry out his mission between 8-12...
Administrative detainee Hassan Awewi ends his 69-day hunger strike
10.06.2019
The lawyer of administrative detainee Hassan Awewi, 35 years old from Hebron, confirmed to Addameer, that his client ended his hunger strike, Sunday night, 9 June, 2019. Awewi’s lawyer said that after 69 days of hunger strike, an agreement was reached with the occupation’s military Prosecution. According to the agreement, Awewi will be released...
Prisoner Hossam Ruzza ends his hunger strike after 43 days
02.05.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Sixty-one year-old prisoner Hossam Ruzza, from Nablus, suspended his open hunger strike on Wednesday, 1st May 2019, after 43 days, as confirmed Addameer lawyer. Ruzza’s decision came after reaching an agreement with the occupation authorities, according to which his current administrative detention will not be renewed. Thus,...
43 Days on, Hossam Ruzza continues his hunger strike amidst health complications
01.05.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Forty-three days into his hunger strike, prisoner Hossam Ruzza, 61 years old from Nablus, faces a new deterioration in his health condition, as confirmed by Addameer lawyer following a visit to Ruzza in the Ramlah prison compound, on Tuesday, April 30, 2019.   Addameer's lawyer confirmed that the prisoner had lost 25...
Prisoner Khaled Farraj enters the 29th day of his hunger strike amid deteriorating health
23.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Palestinian prisoner Khaled Farraj, 31 years old, from Dheisheh refugee camp, continues his hunger strike for the 29th day in a row, demanding an end to his administrative detention as his health deteriorates. Khaled Farraj began his open hunger strike on March 26th, joining Hossam Ruzza and Mohammad Tabanga, who have been...
Palestinian Prisoners Day 17 April 2019
17.04.2019
Addameer acknowledges and celebrates the prisoners achievement in the hunger strike and continues to shed light on the ongoing individual hunger strikes against administrative detention On Monday, 15 April 2019, and after 8 days being on a hunger strike, Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons ended their strike. This decision comes after long...
Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike ends achieving an agreement with the occupation
15.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Eight days into the hunger strike announced by the Palestinian political prisoners in the occupation prisons, an agreement was reached, on Monday, April 15, 2019, between the occupation prisons administration and the prisoners’ representatives. The agreement came after a series of intensive dialogue sessions. It includes...

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