Press Release

Addameer Collects Hard Evidence on Torture and Ill-Treatment Committed against Palestinian Detainees at Israeli Interrogation Centers
23.12.2019
Since its creation, the occupying state developed and enforced laws and practices that led to both the systematic use of torture and to absolute impunity for the perpetrator of this crime. There has never been any individual or agency held accountable for the well-documented crimes of torture and ill-treatment at Israeli prisons and interrogation...
The Israeli occupying state violates the gag order in an attempt to hide its crime of torture and gross violation of fair trail guarantees
18.12.2019
Addameer’s prisoner support and human rights association condemns the abuse of power by the Israeli Security agency (Shabak), which issued a statement with detailed information, to the Israeli media, about the case of a number of detained Palestinians. The case of those detainees is currently under a court gag order effective until 31 December...
On International Human Rights Day, Palestinian People's Suffering Continues
10.12.2019
Palestinians mark International Human Rights Day following a year of nonstop violence and widespread human rights violations by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF), against the Palestinian population used, as a form of collective punishment and a method of control of Palestinian society. These consistent and systematic policies by the occupation...
PHROC Condemns the Death of Palestinian Sick Prisoner Sami Abu Diyak
26.11.2019
Today on 26 November 2019, Palestinian prisoner Sami Abu Diyak died in al-Ramleh Prison Clinic. Abu Diyak was arrested on 17 July 2002, two of his friends were killed during his arrest and another injured. After his arrest, he went through intensive interrogation at the Jalameh interrogation center where he was subjected to various types of...
Detainee Samer Arbeed Transferred to al-Ramleh Prison Clinic and The Gag Order Renewed for the Second Time
07.11.2019
Addameer’s lawyer was informed today, the 7 October 2019, that Samer Arbeed was transferred from Hadassah hospital, to al-Ramla prison clinic. Addameer’s lawyer was informed of his transfer this morning while trying to visit Samer. The lawyer was only able to see Samer for a few minutes, to inform him of his imminent transfer. Addameer is very...
PHROC Condemns Israeli Imposed Movement Restrictions and Travel Ban against Amnesty International Staff Laith Abu Zeyad
06.11.2019
On 26 October 2019, Amnesty International staff member, Laith Abu Zeyad, Campaigner on Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory, was prevented from travelling by the Israeli authorities for alleged “security reasons” while trying to attend a relative’s funeral in Jordan. Earlier in September 2019, Israeli authorities denied Mr. Zeyad’s...
Addameer Carried Out a Speaking Tour in the United States
04.11.2019
Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association carried out a speaking tour in several states in the US. The tour started on 16 October 2019 and lasted for about two weeks, including New York, Chicago, and the Bay Area. The tour's main goal was raising awareness regarding the general conditions of Palestinian political prisoners and the...
Is there an attempt to kill Palestinian Prisoner Lying at Hadassah Hospital, Samer Arbeed?
25.10.2019
Again, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association exposes the secretion from the Israeli interrogators with the involvement of the Israeli judges and possibly the hospital itself in regards to the case of prisoner Samer Arbeed. Today Maariv newspaper published that around two weeks ago the Israeli prison guards with Samer at the...
Update on the health status of tortured detainee Samer Arbeed
24.10.2019
On 22 October 2019, Samer Arbeed's detention was extended for another eight days, following a court session that barred Samer’s lawyer from being present. The hearing was held in Hadassah Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where Samer was transferred on 27 September due to life-threatening injuries from being tortured during interrogation in Al...
Addameer’s advocacy trip to the EU Parliament in Brussels.
21.10.2019
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, represented by the general director Ms. Sahar Francis, carried out an advocacy trip to the European Parliament in Brussels, to shed the light on the struggle of Palestinian political prisoner at Israeli prisons, and the systematic violations they are subjected to, such as, torture and...

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