The Israeli occupation has increasingly employed administrative detention as an arbitrary, coercive, and punitive measure of torture against hundreds of Palestinian detainees.
On Sunday, 13 February 2022, Ofer military court sentenced Palestinian human rights defender and President of the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, Khitam Sa’afin, to 16 months imprisonment after nearly 15 months of arbitrary detention,
On 26 December 2021, the Israeli High Court issued a decision rejecting the appeal to suspend procedures regarding the permanent residency revocation and forced deportation of French-Palestinian human rights defender and lawyer Salah Hammouri.
Original news report found on Adalah's website here
The leading human rights and civil society organizations that were declared as “unlawful associations” submitted a procedural objection demanding the decision’s cancellation; the OPT military commander announced that the evidence that allegedly establishes the declarations will remain secret.
On 23 January 2022, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society documented the mass outbreak of over 100 cases of COVID-19 among Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Ofer Israeli occupation prison alone.