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Israeli Occupation Forces Detain 1319 Palestinians during the months of January and February
14.03.2018
Ramallah / Gaza: During January and February 2018, Israeli Occupation Forces arrested 1319 Palestinians from the occupied Palestinian territories, including 274 children, 23 women and 4 journalists. These figures are drawn from a joint report for the months of January and February, which was issued by the Prisoners and Liberties Affairs...
ARREST AND DETENTION OF PALESTINIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS
07.03.2018
In this International Women’s Day, there are 62 Palestinian females held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 6 female children, 9 injured prisoners and 3 administrative detainees held without charge or trial. In total, 35 are held in HaSharon Prison and 25 are held in Damon Prison. Both of these prisons are located inside Israel in...
Salah al-Hammouri Boycotts Israeli Military Courts
01.03.2018
Jerusalem- 1/03/2018- The judge at the District Court in Jerusalem decided today to postpone the administrative detention confirmation hearing of Salah Hammouri until next Monday, March 5 th 2018. Hammori stated, “I don't want a lawyer or any legal representation due to the fact that administrative detention is an illegal policy that denies me my...
The Palestinian Prisoner Club and Addameer Association: Statement on Yaseen al-Saradeeh’s Extrajudicial Killing
22.02.2018
Addameer Association and the Palestinian Prisoners Club declare that the Israeli occupation forces bear total responsibility for the killing of Yaseen Omar al-Saradeeh (33 years old) from Jericho, which took place shortly following his arrest. In the early hours of Thursday 22 February 2018, the Israeli occupation forces harshly beat, arrested,...
Statement: Administrative detainees to boycott military court
13.02.2018
Administrative detainees have announced in an official statement that they will begin a boycott campaign against military courts starting form Thursday 15 February 2018. This statement asserted that “the core of resisting administrative detention policy comes from boycotting this Israeli legal system.” Administrative detainees have also stated...
Statement on Behalf of Administrative Detainees in Israeli Jails
13.02.2018
This Israeli Zionist colonial project continues to use the systematic policy of administrative detention, which is a violation of conditions and terms elaborated by international humanitarian law and international human rights law. Recently, the Israeli occupation forces intensified the use of this policy as there are currently hundreds of...
Call to Action: 22 Days to Free Salah Hamouri
05.02.2018
For most of us, the chance to have a direct impact seems distant and something that is unattainable. The world appears to follow its own distinct logic, and the occupation rolls on unencumbered by the desires of those under its feet. We currently have a brief moment to be able have some impact on a world that all too often appears to be completely...
Military Judge in Ofer Court Orders the Release of Haitham Siaj
05.02.2018
On 4 February 2018, the Military judge in Ofer Court ordered the release of Haitham Siaj (20 years old). Addameer’s lawyer Mahmoud Hassan stated that the judge gave the military prosecutor a period of 4 days to appeal the release, which ends on 8 February 2018. The judge’s order stated the following, “I order the release of the prisoner and not...
Palestinian Prisoners Organizations: Israeli Occupation Forces Detained around 7000 Palestinian in 2017
15.01.2018
Several organizations which focus on the rights of Palestinian detainees (Committee of Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs, Palestinian Prisoners Club, Addameer Association, al-Mezan) have documented the numbers of Palestinian detainees throughout the year 2017. The results were the following: the Israeli occupation forces have detained a total of...
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations condemn Israeli 'death penalty' bill
04.01.2018
Ramallah 4/1/2018 – Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Al Hurryyat Center, and the Commission of Detainees and Ex-Detainee Affairs condemn the ‘death penalty’ bill, which passed its first reading in the Knesset by a vote of 52 to 49. Currently, the death penalty is legal under Israeli law but only as a response to crimes laid...

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