Press Release

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...
Update on the health status of tortured detainee Smaer Al-Arbeed
16.10.2019
On 15 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...
PNGO Condemns Israeli Occupying Forces for the Raiding of Health Work Committees Headquarters
13.10.2019
The Israeli Occupying State denying Palestinians all their Rights including Right to Health On October 11 th , 2019 heavily armed Israeli occupying forces stormed the headquarters of the General Directorate of Health Work Committees in Al-Bireh at 5:00 am. Israeli occupying forces smashed the doors and locks of office, damaged desks, threw files...
Gag Order Renewed: Ban on Addameer from publishing any information on several detainees under interrogation
11.10.2019
The Israeli occupation authorities renewed a gag order on the cases of several detainees under interrogation for another month. The renewed gag order is until 10 November 2019. Yesterday, 10 October 2019, the Magistrate Court in Jerusalem approved the Israeli intelligence unit’s petition to renew the gag order for the entire requested period,...
The Israeli Occupation’s military court bans Addameer from publishing any information on several detainees under interrogation.
07.10.2019
The Israeli Military Court re-enforced an ongoing gag order regarding several detainees under interrogation that remains in effect until 10 October 2019. The Israeli Court of First Instances in Jerusalem first issued the order on 10 September 2019. According to the gag order, Addameer is banned from providing information to the public on the names...
Addameer’s lawyer visit Hiba Al-Labady Detainee on a Hunger Strike
07.10.2019
Addameer’s lawyer Samer Simaan was finally given permission to visit the hunger striking detainee Hiba Al-Labady on Thursday, 3 October 2019. Hiba Al-Labady is in her 15 th day of hunger strike and is being held in isolation in Jalameh Prison. Hiba confirmed that she was subjected to continuous interrogations for seventeen hours at a time for the...
the Israeli military court extended the detention period for Samer Arbeed
03.10.2019
Today the Israeli military court at al-Mascobiyya interrogation center, Jerusalem, extended the detention period of prisoner Samer Arbeed until 7 October 2019. There are no updates on Samar’s medical situation but a slight health improvement. Therefore, the court decided to look into the possibility of conducting the court session of 7 October at...
PNGO& the PHROC Condemn Israeli Occupying Forces for the Torturing and Brutally Injuring Samer al Arbeed
01.10.2019
The Palestinian Non-Governmental Organizations Network and Palestinian Human Rights Council hold the occupying state of Israel in full responsibility for torturing and critically injuring of detained Samer al Arbeed who was injured during both detention and interrogation. On Wednesday, 25 September 2019, Israeli occupation forces detained Samer al...
Addameer: Prisoner Samer al-A’rbeed in a Critical Health Situation due to Torture
29.09.2019
Samer al-A’reed, 44-year-old husband and father to two daughters and one son currently suffers from a serious health deterioration due to torture and ill-treatment during interrogations. Samer now is at Hadassah hospital. On Wednesday, 25 September 2019, a special unit of the Israeli occupation forces arrested Samer al-A’rbeed. During the arrest...
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) Holds a Meeting to Discuss the Recent Increase of Targeting Human Rights Organizations
25.09.2019
On Wednesday, 25 September 2019, the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council met with a number of embassy/consult representatives, international and local organizations to discuss the ongoing Israeli targeting to Palestinian civil society organizations. The meeting spoke in particular to the raid that happened to Addameer's office last...

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