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01.03.2016
An appeal hearing for the administrative detention of circus performer Mohammad Abu Sakha has been set for 21 March 2016. The appeal was based on the fact that Abu Sakha is being held without charge and trial, which amounts to arbitrary detention. Mohammad Abu Sakha was arrested on 14/12/2015 at around 4:00 pm while he was crossing Zaatara military checkpoint near Nablus to go to his work in Birzeit village, near Ramallah. Abu Sakha works as a trainer and performer at the Palestinian Circus School since 2007. He was a school student at the time. He became a performer and a trainer in the circus in 2011. He participated in many performances in Europe and the United States. He also...
02.11.2015
Ramallah - 3/11/2015 - In the aftermath of the recent events in the occupied Palestinian territory, Israeli occupation forces have arrested 1,195 Palestinians including 177 underage children during October. The arrests further included 16 women and 23 arrests of injured Palestinians. The arrests took place as follows: 314 arrests were from occupied Jerusalem, 156 were from 1948 occupied territory, 111 were from Ramallah, 245 were from Hebron, 66 were from Jenin, 35 from Tulkarem, 98 from Nablus, 29 from Jericho, 87 from Bethlehem, 27 from Qalqilya, 18 from Salfi and 9 from Tubas. Furthermore, among those arrested, 128 were placed under administrative detention including 31 over claims of "...

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