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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. […]
Tarek Abu Khdeir's release, image by Addameer.

Video: Tarek Abu Khdeir released on bail, 10 days of house arrest

Tarek Abu Khdeir, 15, was released from Jerusalem Magistrates’ Court, after being arrested by an Israeli special unit, brutally beaten, and detained without charge since Thursday. Abu Khdeir is a Palestinian American visiting Palestine with his family, and is the cousin of murdered Palestinian boy Mohammad Abu Khdeir, 16, who was killed last Wednesday by […]
Tarek Abu Khdeir, following beating by occupation forces.

Take Action: Palestinian American child Tarek Abu Khdeir beaten and detained

Palestinian American boy, Tarek Abu Khdeir, was beaten brutally by Israeli occupation forces only days after the vicious murder of his cousin, Mohammad Abu Khdeir, by Israeli settlers. Tarek, 15, has no charges against him – yet his detention has been extended. Click here for action items to demand Tarek’s freedom. Press Release from the […]

Take action: Protests around the world respond to assault on Palestine

Protests are being organized in cities around the world to respond to the ongoing assault on Palestine and the Palestinian people, including the murders of Palestinians (including 16-year-old Muhammad Abu Khdeir, murdered brutally by Israeli settlers), the bombing of Gaza and the killing of over 98 Palestinians by occupation forces, the mass arrests of over 900, […]

Ayman al-Tabeesh suspends hunger strike

Ayman al-Tabeesh suspended his hunger strike on Monday, June 30 after 123 days of striking, following an agreement with the occupation prison services, reported Muhja Foundation. The final renewal of his administrative detention, beginning July 7, 2014 will be the last, according to the agreement, and he will be released on January 5, 2015. Muhja Foundation said […]

Ayman al-Tabeesh enters fifth month of hunger strike

Palestinian political prisoner Ayman Al-Tabeesh has now been on hunger strike for 121 days, protesting his administrative detention without charge or trial. He launched his strike on February 28, 2014, and his health has continued to deteriorate in recent days. He is currently unable to stand and suffering stomach and kidney problems and weakness in […]

Nidal Abu Aker and 17 more Palestinians arrested by occupation forces in continuing raids

In the early morning hours of June 28, occupation forces’ arrest raids continued against Palestinians in the West Bank, with 18 arrested in Ramallah, Bethlehem and Nablus areas. Among those targeted for arrest was Nidal Abu Aker, 47, of Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem area. Abu Aker is a prominent leftist leader in the area, […]
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