Press Release

Following Adalah and Addameer's Supreme Court Petition:Autopsy Conducted on Body of Palestinian Minor Mu’taz Ewisat
On 21 March 2016, the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute carried out an autopsy on the body of Palestinian minor, 16-year oldMu’tazEwisat. The autopsy took place after the police lifted their previous objection to deny his family’s request for an autopsy to determine the circumstances of his death following a petition filed to the Israeli Supreme Court...
PHROC Stands in Solidarity with the Manasrah Family for Refusing to Receive their Son's Frozen Body
The Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Council (PHROC) supports the decision taken by the family of 15-year-old Hassan Khaled Manasrah, from occupied Jerusalem, to not receive his body which was in a humiliating and degrading state. PHROC also denounces Israel's continued policy of withholding 14 Palestinian bodies and setting degrading...
No Mothers’ Day for Palestinian Mothers inside Israeli Prisons
As Palestinians celebrate the occasion of Mothers’ Day, 13 Palestinian mothers held in Israeli prisons and detention centers are unable to see their families. Palestinian mothers are often denied their right to a fair trial, family visits, and kept for several days or months under interrogation where they are subjected to torture and ill-treatment...