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Joint briefing by human rights organizations for Diplomats in Jerusalem
20.12.2016
Summary of Joint Briefing for Diplomats 2016 Human Rights Year in Review and Outlook 2017, Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem – 30 November 2016 Organizations: Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel Addameer - Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association Defense for Children International-...
Human rights organizations call for immediate intervention regarding hunger striking detianees
15.12.2016
The two hunger strikers, Anas Shadeed and Ahmad Abu Farah, 20 and 29 years old, have decided to continue their hunger strike and refuse water after their appeal to end their administrative detention was rejected by the Supreme Court of Justice yesterday. We, the undersigned organisations, are both greatly concerned by the potential implications...
Human rights organizations call for protection of human rights defenders working on issues related to Palestine
10.12.2016
In marking International Human Rights Defenders Day, the undersigned organizations commend the work of all human rights defenders working for justice globally,stand in solidarity with them, and highlight the case of individuals and organizations focused on Palestine. Human rights defenders advocating and working on Palestinian human rights around...
On Int'l Human Rights Day, Palestinian People’s Suffering Continues
07.12.2016
This year, Palestinians commemorate International Human Rights Day mourning over 266 Palestinians including 76 children who were killed by Israeli Occupation Forces since October 2015. Palestinians mark this day following over a year of nonstop violence and widespread human rights violations by Israeli Occupation Forces against the Palestinian...
Joint Report Estimates that 527 Palestinians Arrested in November 2016
04.12.2016
Palestinian prisoners’ affairs organizations, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Affairs Commission, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, and the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, released the following monthly report on Saturday, 3 December, of events relating to the arrest and imprisonment of...
Joint Report Estimates that 527 Palestinians Arrested in November 2016
04.12.2016
Palestinian prisoners’ affairs organizations, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Affairs Commission, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights, Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, and the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, released the following monthly report on Saturday, 3 December, of events relating to the arrest and imprisonment of...
On Universal Children's Day: Violations Against Palestinian Children Continue
20.11.2016
On Universal Children's Day, Israeli forces hold close to 400 Palestinian children some as young as 12 in Israeli prison and detention centers. More than 700 children are arrested by occupation forces every year, some of whom are placed under administrative detention without trial or charge claiming they pose a viable security threat. Israel’s ill...
Joint Report Estimates that 554 Palestinians Arrested in October 2016
07.11.2016
Palestinian prisoners’ affairs institutions (the Prisoners’ Affairs Commission, Palestinian Prisoners’ Society, Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights and the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association) issued the following monthly joint report, reviewing the situation of Palestinian prisoners in October 2016. The prisoners’ affairs...
Incriminating Poetry: The Case of Dareen Tatour
11.10.2016
Incriminating Poetry: The Case of Dareen Tatour On 11 October 2015, Dareen Tatour was arrested in Reineh near Nazareth. She was subsequently indicted at the Israeli Magistrate Court in Nazareth on 02 November 2016. She has been charged with “incitement to violence” (under article 144(d)2 of the Penal Code of 1977) and with “support for a terrorist...
PHROC Strongly Condemns the Attack Against Palestinian Civilians by PA Security Forces
05.10.2016
PHROC Strongly Condemns the Attack Against Palestinian Civilians by PA Security Forces. The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) strongly condemns the beating of Addameer Prisoners Support attorney Muhannad Karajeh as well as other Palestinian civilians at the hands of Palestinian Security Forces dressed up in civilian clothing...

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