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Addameer’s Lawyer Manages to Visit Two Female Prisoners in Isolation
20.07.2020
Addameer’s lawyer Muna Nadaf, today on 20 July 2020 visited the two female prisoners, Fadwa Hamadeh and Jihan Hashimeh who are placed in isolation since early June and have been there since around 42 days without any legal justification. The two female prisoners informed the lawyer of their difficult detention conditions, the cell they are kept at...
Palestinian Civil Society Organisations Welcome the Report of the Special Rapporteur addressing Israel’s Collective Punishment Policy
20.07.2020
On 16 July 2020, Professor Michael Lynk, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, introduced his annual report to the 44th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council, addressing Israel’s illegal policies and practices of collective punishment targeting the...
The Court of First Instance in Jerusalem Rules for a Conditional Release for Addameer's Lawyer Salah Hamouri
07.07.2020
Today, 7 July 2020, Addameer’s lawyer Salah Hamouri received a conditional release at the Israeli Court of First Instance. The conditional release Salah received included a 2000 NIS bail, a personal financial guarantee of 1000 NIS, and a third-party financial guarantee of 1000 NIS. The conditional release also included prohibiting Salah of any...
Extension of Detention Period Against Addameer's lawyer Salah Hamouri
01.07.2020
Today, 1 July 2020, lawyer Salah Hamouri has a court session at the Israeli Court of First Instance in Jerusalem which extended the detention period for the purposes of interrogations at al-Mascobiyya interrogation center for another seven days. Addameer's lawyers filed an appeal against the extention of detention against Salah. Salah was arrested...
The International Day to Support Victims of Torture
01.07.2020
As the United Nations and the world commemorates the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture on 26 June 2020, Palestinian Civil Society Coalitions stand in solidarity with Palestinians prisoners, who have suffered the devastating effects of torture and ill-treatment, and unequivocally condemn all forms of such treatment occurring in...
Addameer Visits Prisoner Fadwa Hamadah Held in Isolation in al-Jalameh Prison
23.06.2020
Yesterday, 22 June 2020, Addameer’s lawyer Samer Samaan was able to visit female prisoner Fadwa Hamadah who is placed in isolation along with female prisoner Jihan Hasimeh at al-Jalameh prison for over two weeks. Prisoner Fadwa informed the lawyer of the harsh detention conditions the two female prisoners are suffering from in isolation. The two...
LPHR and Addameer statement on the release of Birzeit University female Student Union Council Head, Shatha Hasan, and ongoing targeting of Palestinian university students
04.06.2020
London and Ramallah, 04 June 2020 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association (Addameer) can report that Shatha Hasan, a 22 year old Palestinian female undergraduate student at Birzeit University in the occupied West Bank, was released from Israeli military administrative detention on...
Palestinian, Regional, and International Human Rights Organisations Submit Joint Report on Accountability to UN Special Rapporteur
03.06.2020
Al-Haq, Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights, Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, and Habitat International Coalition – Housing and Land Rights Network, have submitted a joint report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories...
Mais Abu Gush Sentenced to 16 Months in Prison and a Fine
03.05.2020
On Sunday, 3 May 2020, the Israeli military court at Ofer sentenced Mais Abu Gush to 16 months in prison starting from the day of her arrest, 29 August 2019. The sentence also included a suspended sentence which begins from the day of her release, and is 12 months in prison for the coming five years. Furthermore, Mais sentence included a 2000 NIS...
After Several Tests Detainee Muhammad Abed al-Majeed Does not Have the Corona-Virus
30.04.2020
On Thursday, 30 April 2020, the Israeli military court at Ofer extended the detention period for Muhammad Majed Abed al-Majeed for another five days for the purposes of interrogations. Muhammad is currently held at isolation cells at Ramon prison as means of quarantine. In the session the military prosecution asked for extending his detention...

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