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05.07.2018
In a hearing held on 2 July 2018, Military Court Judge Raphael Yemeni confirmed the renewal of Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar’s administrative detention order. This will be the second time in which it has been renewed, meaning that Khalida has been held without charge or trial since 2 June 2017. Khalida nor her lawyer were present for the hearing, as she is part of the collective action to boycott all court hearings related to the process of administrative detention. According the Judge’s decision, there has been new secret information brought to his attention. This information apparently confirms that Khalida remains a threat to the security of the state. This...
11.06.2018
Khalida Jarrar has been imprisoned since 2 July 2017 without charge or trial. Her administrative detention order runs the risk of being renewed on 30 June 2018. As an administrative detainee, she has not been made privy to the information used to deny her of her freedom, and thus has not had a genuine chance to refute claims made against her. Such a situation represents a core of the occupation’s system of control. If you are a powerful and committed advocate for the human rights of the Palestinian people, then you are likely to lose your freedom in your struggle for basic dignity. Khalida has worked tirelessly over her career as an advocate for the Palestinian prisoners, and for the rights...
06.06.2018
This morning at around 8am, occupation soldiers entered the village of Nabi Salah with the aim of arresting 21-year old Izadin Tamimi. In what is becoming a common pattern, special forces initially entered the village, followed by a large number of jeeps and soldiers. The forces came to arrest Izadin based on his alleged involvement in stone throwing. The attempted arrested ended with Izadin being shot in the neck. It was confirmed by a local activist that no one from the family was allowed to get near him following his being shot. He was left without treatment for a period of around half an hour. It was confirmed that Izadin died a short time after. He had been taken and placed in a...