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Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike Continues With 400 strikers
09.04.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike is still ongoing to this moment, as confirmed by Addameer on Tuesday, 9 April 2019. Addameer also confirmed that there are currently around 400 hunger strikers in the Israeli prisons of Ofer, Gilboa, Magido, Eishel, Naqab, Rimon and Nafha. As it continues to monitor and document the...
After Months of Serious Deterioration of Detention Conditions: Palestinian Prisoners and Detainees in Israeli Prisons Start an Open Hunger Strike
09.04.2019
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons started yesterday, 8 April 2019, an open hunger strike after several days of negotiations between the prisoners’ representatives and the prison administration. The negotiations failed which led the prisoners to launch an open hunger strike on the evening of Monday, 8 April 2019. Since September 2018, the...
Take Action: Urgent Call to Save Palestinian Hunger Strikers
09.04.2019
Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons have launched a mass hunger strike on 8 April 2019. The call for the hunger strike comes after months of serious deterioration in detention conditions specifically after the Israeli Minister Gilad Erdan formed a committee precisely to lower the standards of detention conditions for Palestinians...
Addameer: the Detention of Activist and Artist Hafez Omar
02.04.2019
Addameer-Ramallah: The Israeli Military Court decided, on 31 March 2019, to extend the detention of Hafez Omar, for an additional five days until Thursday, 4 April 2019. Addameer was able to visit Hafez Omar after the occupation authorities banned him from meeting with a lawyer for 20 days, since his arrest on 13 March 2019. Hafez remains under...
Detained Palestinian Artist Denied Lawyer’s Visits for Two Weeks
31.03.2019
Addameer – Ramallah, occupied Palestine The Israeli Military Court rejected Addameer’s petition to the Israeli High Court to lift the lawyer’s ban on artist and organizer Hafez Omar, who has been held incommunicado since his arrest on 13 March 2019 and has extended his detention and interrogation for an additional five days. His lawyer’s ban has...
Addameer Participates in the Human Rights Council Session
26.03.2019
Addameer, as part of a group from Palestinian civil society, recently attended the 40 th Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. As part of this coalition, we engaged directly with the proceedings on human rights violations in the Palestinian territories, delivered several oral statements, conducted meetings with diplomatic representatives...
Occupation forces raid the Naqab prison, several injuries
25.03.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Israeli Occupation Forces raided section 4 in the Naqab desert prison, yesterday night, March 24, 2019. The raid was accompanied by physical aggression on the prisoners, which led to a number of injuries, some of which were transferred to the hospital. The raid took place following the Israeli occupation forces' attempt to...
The Intelligence Agency in Ramallah Prevents the Lawyer of Addameer from Visiting the Leader Riad Abu Safiya
24.03.2019
Ramallah-Addameer: Addameer lawyer, Muhannad Karajeh, said that the General Intelligence Agency in Ramallah prevented him on Sunday from visiting the Islamic Jihad leader, Riyad Abu Safiya. He was detained since yesterday after being summoned for an interview. The lawyer said that he went to visit Abu Safiya for him to sign the power of attorney...
Israeli Court Extends Interrogation of Hafez Omar Palestinian Organiser and Artist
20.03.2019
Addameer – Ramallah: The Israeli Military Court rejected, today Wednesday, 20 March 2019 the appeal against extending the detention of Hafez Omar, the Palestinian artist and organiser. Hafez has been held incommunicado since his arrest at his home in the early hours of Wednesday, March 13. Hafez is a committed organiser, artist, and human rights...
Israeli military court extends the administrative detention of human rights defender Ayman Nasser
11.03.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Israeli Military Court decided on Wednesday, 6 March, 2019, to extend the detention of the human rights defender Ayman Nasser, Coordinator of the Legal Unit at Addameer. The association reported that the detention of Ayman Nasser was extended for an additional six months, two days before the end of his current...

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