Status of Palestinian Political Prisoners In Israeli Prisons, Detention and Interrogation Centers
30 June 2004
June 2004 Prepared by Addameer Prisoners Support and Human Rights Association (Palestine) and Sumoud Political Prisoner Solidarity Group (Canada) I. Executive Summary As of the beginning of June 2004, over 7000 Palestinians from the Occupied Palestinian Territories were being held as political prisoners by the Israeli army or police. This figure includes 370 Palestinian children (defined as those under the age of 18 in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child) and 103...
Torture of Palestinian Political Prisoners in Israeli Prisons
31 October 2003
Courageous Voices, Fragile Freedoms
The report examines Israel’s increasing use of arrest and detention of Palestinian human rights activists taking part in protests and other peaceful acts of resistance against the illegal Annexation Wall and settlements in the West Bank. Although the popular resistance that arose in response to the continuing construction of the Annexation Wall has been facing acts of repression and violence from Israeli forces since regular demonstrations and international advocacy initiatives gained momentum...