Press Release

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...
Israeli Occupation Targets Palestinian Children in East Jerusalem with Harsh Policies
28.11.2015
Ramallah - Over the past eight weeks, amid escalating violence in Jerusalem and the rest of the occupied West Bank, Israel has pushed forward a slew of harsh policies that target Palestinian children. The latest bill, approved by the Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation, proposes custodial sentences for children, as young as 12, convicted...
Israeli Occupation Detains Three Underage Girls under Inhumane Conditions
26.11.2015
Ramallah - Addameer’s lawyer Adv. Samer Samaan visited yesterday three Palestinian underage girls detained by Israeli occupation in Al-Ramleh prison. The three girls Marah Bakir (16 years old), Estabraq Nour (14 years old) and Jihan Ereqat (17 years old) reported to adv. Samaan that they are suffering from inhumane detention conditions and that...
Addameer: Israeli Occupation Stalls to Prolong Khalida Jarrar’s Arbitrary Detention
12.11.2015
Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association condemns the deliberate delays by the Israeli occupation’s military prosecution and the military court in the court proceedings of Palestinian Legislative Council’s (PLC) member Khalida Jarrar. Stalling the court proceedings are flagrant violations of fair trial guarantees and an attempt to...
Addameer Holds Israeli Occupation Responsible for the Recent Escalation in Occupied Palestine
25.10.2015
Ramallah- 25/10/10/2015- Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association holds Israeli occupation authorities responsible for the recent escalation in the West Bank and 1948 territory. The practices and violations by Israeli occupation and Israeli settler in addition to the provocation at Al-Aqsa mosque are the main reasons for the recent...
Re: Urgent action required in light of recent escalation of violence in the OPT
24.10.2015
Attn.: H.E. Dr. Ban Ki-moon, United Nations Secretary-General 760 United Nations Plaza New York, NY 10017 Re: Urgent action required in light of recent escalation of violence in the OPT Your Excellency Dr. Ban Ki-Moon, It is with grave concern that the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC), respectfully submits this letter as an...
Address the Root Cause of Violence: End the prolonged Israeli occupation and oppression of Palestinians
22.10.2015
The Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC) and the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem (CCPRJ) deplore and condemn all forms of attacks on civilians, and emphasize that the current escalation in violence cannot be explained, addressed or remedied in a vacuum. There is a root cause for this violence – Israel’s...

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