Press Release

Complaint Submitted to the UN Concerning the Continuous Administrative Detention of Mr. Eteraf Al-Rimawi
15.02.2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joint Public Statement Complaint submitted to the United Nations concerning the continuous 17-month administrative detention of the Palestinian human rights defender, Mr. Eteraf Al-Rimawi London and Ramallah, 15 February 2016 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) and Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights...
Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) statement on BDS movement
09.02.2016
For decades, Israel has failed to uphold its duties as Occupying Power and has instead deepened its occupation and regime of colonialism and apartheid. Human rights violations rising to the level of international crimes, including unlawful killings, torture, forced transfer, and other forms of collective punishment have become the norm. Rather...
Addameer: Al Qeiq has been forcibly treated and is in a life-threatening condition
18.01.2016
Ramallah – 18 January 2016 – Addameer confirms that the administrative detainee Journalist Mohammad Al Qeiq, who is on a hunger strike, has been forcibly treated (as opposed to force-fed) and is in a life-threatening condition. Al-Qeiq lost consciousness and was subsequently transferred to the Intensive Care Unit. Journalist Al-Qeiq, who has been...
Joint Statement on the Appalling Sentencing of Leading Palestinian Human Rights Defender, Ms Khalida Jarrar
04.01.2016
London, Ramallah and New York, 04 January 2016 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR), Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association (Addameer) and the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) are deeply appalled at the sentencing of leading Palestinian human rights defender, Ms Khalida Jarrar, to 15 months imprisonment by an Israeli military...
Families of Jerusalem Martyrs Refuse Any Conditions on Returning their Children's Bodies
03.01.2016
Addameer’s lawyer, adv. Mohammad Mahmoud, reported that the families of four martyrs from Jerusalem refused to accept any conditions on returning the bodies of their children by the Israeli occupation forces. Mr. Mohammad Alayyan, who spoke on behalf of the families stated that the families refused accepting any conditions on returning the bodies...
Addameer: Israeli Occupation Proceeds with Mass Arrests and Collective Punishment
31.12.2015
Since the beginning of the popular uprising that started three months ago all over the occupied Palestinian territories, Israeli occupation authorities continued to escalate its policies of oppression and collective punishment against Palestinians. According to Addameer’s statistics, Israeli occupation forces arrested more than 2663 Palestinians...
Ex-prisoner Moayyad Makhlouf Attacked by Israeli Army Dog
29.12.2015
Israeli Occupation Forces raided the house of ex-prisoner Moayad Makhlouf in Ramallah unleashing an army dog which attacked Moayad and bit his left hand, causing severe injuries. Moayad was immediately taken to Palestinian Medical Complex In Ramallah. The ex-prisoner reported to Addameer that more than 15 soldiers raided the house on Tuesday at...
Addameer: Illegal Forcible Transfer Aims to Empty Jerusalem of its Palestinian Residents
29.12.2015
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association confirms that international law prohibits arbitrary forcible transfer orders, such as those issued by the occupation forces against Palestinians, particularly in the occupied city of Jerusalem. These orders aim to empty the city of its Palestinian residents and take control over the political...
On Human Rights Day: Israeli Occupation Continues to Carry Out Mass Arrests of Palestinians and Subject them to Abuse
10.12.2015
Occupied Ramallah - 10 December 2015 –This year, Palestinians mark International Human Rights Day mourning over 118 Palestinians including 25 children who were killed by IOF in the past two months. Palestinians mark this day following two months of nonstop violence and widespread human rights violations by Israeli Occupation Forces against the...
Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar to Spend 15 Months in Prison
07.12.2015
On 6 December 2015, the charge sheet of Palestinian Legislative Council member was modified from 12 charges to 2 charges: namely, membership in an illegal organization and incitement. Her sentence has been set to 15 months, with a fine of 10,000 NIS and a suspended sentence of 12 months within a 5 year period. Palestinian Legislative Council...

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