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21.11.2016
The administrative detention of Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal was renewed for an additional three months for the second time today, Monday 21 November 2016. An administrative detention order was initially issued on 02 May 2016 against Mr. Nazzal, which was set to end on 22 August 2016, but was renewed for an additional three months. Occupation forces arrested the journalist Omar Nazzal, a member of the General Secretariat of the Palestinian Journalists Syndicate, and president of the Democratic Journalists Union on 23 April 2016, from the Allenby Bridge while en route to participation in the European Federation of Journalists General Meeting. Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights...
20.11.2016
On 17 November 2016, Addameer director Sahar Francis addressed the European Parliament on the issue of Palestinian child prisoners and detainees. The talk specifically focused on the issue of the increasing use of administrative detention, detention without charge or trial. The practice has alarmingly increased against Palestinian children since October 2015, with an estimated 20 administrative detention orders issued against children and approximately eight children currently under administrative detention. Adv. Francis also called upon the European Union to address the protracted occupation and its violations against the Palestinians, including lack of fair trial in military courts and...

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