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On Prisoners Day, Addameer calls on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the grave violations against Palestinian political prisoners
17.04.2015
17 April 2015 This past year witnessed an unprecedented level of Israeli violence against Palestinians, including killing over 2,000 civilians in Gaza, demolishing 20,000 homes, displacing more than 500,000 Palestinian at the peak of the attack and arresting 8,000 Palestinians across historic Palestine. Israel is committing nothing short of a...
PLC Member Khalida Jarrar indicted but continues to be detained under administrative detention
15.04.2015
Occupied Ramallah – 15 April 2015 The occupation’s military prosecution submitted a charge sheet against PLC member Mrs. Khalida Jarrar in Ofer Military Court today, Wednesday 15 April 2015. The twelve charges against her revolve around her role as a PLC member and political leader and for her campaigning for prisoners. The indictment was...
Update: Ofer Military Court postpones PLC member Khalida Jarrar’s administrative detention confirmation hearing
08.04.2015
8 April 2015 Occupied Ramallah The Ofer Military Court judge determined today (Wednesday, 8 April 2015) to postpone the confirmation hearing for PLC member Khalida Jarrar’s administrative detention order until Tuesday, 14 April 2015. According to Mrs. Jarrar’s legal counsel Adv. Mahmoud Hassan, the military prosecution presented the court with 34...
Joint Statement: Human rights organizations condemn administrative detention of PLC member Khalida Jarrar and raise grave concern about her health
07.04.2015
Joint Statement: Human rights organizations condemn administrative detention of PLC member Khalida Jarrar and raise grave concern about her health 07 April 2015 – Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, Physicians for Human Rights – Israel (PHR-I), and the Public...
The military commander issues a 6 month administrative detention order against PLC member Khalida Jarrar
05.04.2015
The military commander issues a 6 month administrative detention order against PLC member Khalida Jarrar Occupied Ramallah – 05/04/2015 – The military commander of the occupation forces issued a 6-month administrative detention order against PLC member and vice chairperson of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association Khalida Jarrar...
Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar arrested by Israeli forces and taken to undisclosed location
02.04.2015
02 April 2015 Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar arrested by Israeli forces and taken to undisclosed location At approximately 1.30 AM on 02 April 2015, Palestinian Legislative Council member Khalida Jarrar’s home in Ramallah was raided and she has been taken to an undisclosed location. Khalida Jarrar, a civil society leader,...
Palestinian prisoners suspend escalatory protest in exchange for improved conditions
10.03.2015
Occupied Ramallah -10 March 2015 Palestinian prisoners and detainees have decided to suspend their escalatory steps until the end of Israeli elections, after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) to improve the conditions of family visits. The agreement includes the following: allowing prisoners and detainees from Gaza to...
Occupation Authorities to release the youngest administrative detainee after 27 months in arbitrary detention
11.02.2015
11 February 2015 - Ramallah The occupation authorities issued a decision to release Ahmad Rimawi (20 years old) on Thursday, 12 February 2015, after 27 months under administrative detention without charge or trial. Rimawi is the currently the youngest administrative detainee who was arrested just days after his 18th birthday. The decision to...
Israel above the law: PHROC strongly condemns Israeli efforts to obstruct justice
04.02.2015
Israel above the law: PHROC strongly condemns Israeli efforts to obstruct justice 4 February 2015 The Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) condemns in the strongest terms Israel’s latest and unfortunately, far too common attempt to obstruct the work of international human rights and justice mechanisms in investigating Israeli...
Palestinian Prisoner’s Day 2014
17.04.2014
Occupied Ramallah, 17 April 2014 – On the occasion of Palestinian Prisoners Day Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association salutes the continued struggle of the over 5,000 Palestinian political prisoners currently being held in Israeli prisons. Every year Israel arrests thousands of Palestinians in an attempt to suppress any resistance...
Call to action: Join Palestinian political prisoner’s day Free all Palestinian political prisoners! Tell Bill Gates to Divest from G4S!
03.04.2014
Addameer and the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee call on campaigners and people of conscience to take action Palestinian prisoner’s day on April 17 to stand in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, the biggest charitable foundation in the world, owns shares in...
Open Letter to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Divest from G4S!
02.04.2014
We, the undersigned Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations and Coalitions committed to the implementation of international human rights and humanitarian law, are writing to inform you of the conduct in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) of G4S, the international security company in which the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...
Israeli Occupying Forces Target Palestinian Human Rights Organization in Coordinated Night Raids
25.02.2014
25 February 2014, Occupied Ramallah – Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association condemns the continued targeting of Palestinian civil society by Israeli Occupying Forces (IOF). In the early hours of this morning the offices and the homes of a number of employees of the Solidarity Foundation for Human Rights, based in Nablus,...
Seven prisoners continue their hunger strikes despite increasing punitive measures
18.02.2014
Seven Palestinian prisoners continue their individual hunger strikes as prison conditions worsen. This is the highest number of strikes since September 2013.

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