Briefings and Position Papers

Legal Position Paper: Supreme Court of Israel Invalidates “Security” Law Permitting Extension of Detention Hearings Without Detainee Present
08.08.2014
This legal position paper looks at the 11 February 2010 decision by the Israeli Supreme Court invalidating article 5 of the Criminal Procedure Law (Detainee Suspected of Security Offense) (Temporary Order) – 2006, which provided that “security” detainees could have their pre-trial detention extended in a hearing held in their absence. This law was almost exclusively applied to Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.
PowerPoint Presentation: Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israeli Prisons
30.09.2012
The following is a PowerPoint presentation prepared by Addameer that provides a brief overview of the situation of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention centers and can be used for individuals and organizations interested in holding informational meetings and discussions.
General Briefing: Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israeli Prisons
30.09.2012
This general briefing, prepared by Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, provides a comprehensive overview of the situation of Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli prisons and detention centers. The issues covered include different violations that prisoners are subjected to, including torture, isolation, and medical negligence, as well as the main categories of prisoners, such as women, children and administrative detainees

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