Press Release

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...
International Women's Day: Palestinian Female Prisoners still Crave for Freedom
07.03.2019
On International Women’s Day, there are 48 Palestinian females held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 24 mothers, 7 injured prisoners, 26 sick prisoners and 1 administrative detainee held without charge or trial. Those female prisoners also suffer from long sentences with a maximum of 16 years. All of the women are held in Damon...
Occupation releases Palestinian human rights defender Khalida Jarrar
28.02.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: The Israeli occupation forces released today, Thursday 28 February 2019, the former member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and Palestinian human rights defender Khalida Jarrar, after spending 20 months in administrative detention. Addameer confirmed that the Israeli occupation forces released Khalida Jarrar in the early...
Addameer the abuse of Shalaldah family by occupation forces is not an individual case
26.02.2019
Addameer - Ramallah: Addameer has closely followed that on 25 February 2019, the Israeli prosecution reached a deal with an Israeli soldier accused of torturing the Shalaldah family, near the town of Kobar, north of Ramallah, early last month. The Israeli soldier admitted the charge against him, under the deal that his lawyer held with the...

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