Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network is a network of organizers and activists, based in North America, working to build solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in their struggle for freedom. We work to raise awareness and provide resources about Palestinian political prisoners, their conditions, their demands, and their work for freedom for themselves, their fellow prisoners, and their homeland. We also work to organize campaigns to make political change and advocate for Palestinian prisoners’ rights and freedoms. Learn more....



SANSAD: End War Crimes in Gaza

SANSAD, the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy, adopted the following resolution  at the the SANSAD AGM held on July 26, 2014 in Surrey, BC: End War Crimes in Gaza Whereas, Israel is an occupying power in Palestine with responsibility in international law to protect civilians, Whereas, it has imposed a siege and blockade on […]

Landless Workers Movement – Brazil: The Palestinian People have the right to Resist and Fight against the Israeli Occupation

The Landless Workers Movement (MST) of Brazil is a mass social movement, formed by rural workers and by all those who want to fight for land reform and against injustice and social inequality in rural areas. With an estimated 1.5 million members, the movement has led more than 2,500 land occupations, with about 370,000 families […]
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238 administrative detention orders issued since June 12

The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israel ordered 238 administrative detentions sentences since the beginning of the military campaign in the West Bank on June 12. Administrative detention is the imprisonment of Palestinians without trial or charge, on secret evidence, for up to six month periods which are indefinitely renewable. Palestinians have […]
The six Palestinians whose sentences were re-imposed. Via Wattan TV

Life sentences reimposed on six Palestinian prisoners released in exchange

An occupation military court re-sentenced six former prisoners, released in the Wafa al-Ahrar prisoner exchange, re-imposing their original life sentences, in a hearing on July 15. These six Palestinian political prisoners are Adnan Maragha, Ismail Hijazi, Alaa Bazian, Nasser Abed Rabbo, Jamal Abu Saleh, Rajab al-Tahan. All six are from occupied Jerusalem. They were released […]

Khader Adnan returns to administrative detention amid ongoing mass arrests and massacres in Gaza

The occupation issued a new administrative detention order against Khader Adnan. Adnan was released from administrative detention in 2012 after a 66-day hunger strike against his imprisonment without charge or trial drew international support and attention and wide engagement from Palestinian movements. Adnan’s administrative detention order is for 6 months; it is indefinitely renewable, and […]

Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees: Life for Palestine, Freedom for our People

A statement issued by the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees (UPWC) Life for Palestine and Freedom for our People The Zionist occupation, led by a government of settlers, continues to commit war crimes against our people. They commit crime after crime, massacre after massacre. The rights of women and children, the elderly and families, are violated […]

Mass arrests continue as occupation kills 34 in Gaza

Occupation forces continued their arrest raids late Tuesday, July 8 and early morning Wednesday, July 9, rounding up over 38 Palestinians in the West Bank and occupied Palestine ’48. 936 Palestinians from all areas of Palestine have been targeted in these raids. These raids continue as occupation military forces have killed 34 Palestinians and wounded […]

Alert: Khader Adnan re-arrested by occupation forces

Palestinian media reported that Khader Adnan, former long-term hunger striker and freed former administrative detainee, was re-arrested by occupation forces in Jenin on July 8. Occupation forces have not laid any formal charges against him, but said he was arrested for “activities that threaten regional security,” according to Palestine News Network. Adnan, a baker from […]

Raja Ighbarieh of Abna’a el-Balad among 110 arrested in raids in Occupied Palestine ’48

Raja Ighbarieh, member of the Political Bureau of Abna’a el-Balad Movement, a Palestinian political movement in Occupied Palestine ’48, was arrested from his home in a raid by occupation police in Umm el-Fahm on the morning of July 7. He will have a hearing on Wednesday morning, July 8 at the Magistrate’s Court in Hadera […]

Over 6,000 Palestinian prisoners now in Israeli jails, 830 arrested since June 12

Over 830 Palestinians from the West Bank, Jerusalem and Occupied Palestine ’48 have been imprisoned in mass arrests and raids since June 12, reported the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society on Monday, after 56 were arrested overnight in the West Bank. There are now over 6,000 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, noted researcher Abdel Nasser Ferwana. […]
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