Press Release

PHROC Stands in Solidarity with Al-Haq
07.03.2016
Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council Stands in Solidarity with Al-Haq The Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) is gravely concerned with ongoing attacks against Al-Haq, in particular the death threats targeting its employees, including its General Director, Mr. ShawanJabarin, by external and organised sources. PHROC...
Israeli Occupation forces continue to withhold the bodies of deceased Palestinians, and renege on conditions of release
01.03.2016
Ramallah – 01/03/2016 – Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association and Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel condemn the Israeli government’s continued withholding of the bodies of nine Palestinians, many of who were extra-judicially executed by Israeli forces for alleged attacks against Israelis, despite posing...
PHROC's Urgent Call
18.02.2016
PHROC CONDEMNS HIGH COURT DECISION REGARDING HUNGER-STRIKING ADMINISTRATIVE DETAINEE MOHAMMAD Al-QEEQ AND CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) expresses its severe condemnation of the Israeli High Court decision of 16 February 2016 rejecting the demands of hunger-striking administrative detainee...
Complaint Submitted to the UN Concerning the Continuous Administrative Detention of Mr. Eteraf Al-Rimawi
15.02.2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joint Public Statement Complaint submitted to the United Nations concerning the continuous 17-month administrative detention of the Palestinian human rights defender, Mr. Eteraf Al-Rimawi London and Ramallah, 15 February 2016 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights...
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) statement on BDS movement
09.02.2016
For decades, Israel has failed to uphold its duties as Occupying Power and has instead deepened its occupation and regime of colonialism and apartheid. Human rights violations rising to the level of international crimes, including unlawful killings, torture, forced transfer, and other forms of collective punishment have become the norm. Rather...
Addameer: Al Qeiq has been forcibly treated and is in a life-threatening condition
18.01.2016
Ramallah – 18 January 2016 – Addameer confirms that the administrative detainee Journalist Mohammad Al Qeiq, who is on a hunger strike, has been forcibly treated (as opposed to force-fed) and is in a life-threatening condition. Al-Qeiq lost consciousness and was subsequently transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. Journalist Al-Qeiq, who has been...
Joint Statement on the Appalling Sentencing of Leading Palestinian Human Rights Defender, Ms Khalida Jarrar
04.01.2016
London, Ramallah and New York, 04 January 2016 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association (Addameer) and the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) are deeply appalled at the sentencing of leading Palestinian human rights defender, Ms Khalida Jarrar, to 15 months imprisonment by an Israeli military...
Families of Jerusalem Martyrs Refuse Any Conditions on Returning their Children's Bodies
03.01.2016
Addameer’s lawyer, adv. Mohammad Mahmoud, reported that the families of four martyrs from Jerusalem refused to accept any conditions on returning the bodies of their children by the Israeli occupation forces. Mr. Mohammad Alayyan, who spoke on behalf of the families stated that the families refused accepting any conditions on returning the bodies...
Addameer: Israeli Occupation Proceeds with Mass Arrests and Collective Punishment
31.12.2015
Since the beginning of the popular uprising that started three months ago all over the occupied Palestinian territories, Israeli occupation authorities continued to escalate its policies of oppression and collective punishment against Palestinians. According to Addameer’s statistics, Israeli occupation forces arrested more than 2663 Palestinians...
Ex-prisoner Moayyad Makhlouf Attacked by Israeli Army Dog
29.12.2015
Israeli Occupation Forces raided the house of ex-prisoner Moayad Makhlouf in Ramallah unleashing an army dog which attacked Moayad and bit his left hand, causing severe injuries. Moayad was immediately taken to Palestinian Medical Complex In Ramallah. The ex-prisoner reported to Addameer that more than 15 soldiers raided the house on Tuesday at...

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