Israeli Occupation Forces Re-arrest Ayman Nasser, Legal Unit Coordinator at Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association

Occupied Ramallah, 18 September 2014 -  In the early hours of this morning Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) re-arrested Ayman Nasser (44) from his home in the West Bank village of Saffa. Nasser is the legal unit coordinator at Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association. Nasser’s wife [...]

Take Action: Hands Off Palestinian Civil Society!

The arrest and persecution of Palestinian human rights defenders and civil society leaders and organizations has been a persistent practice of the Israeli military occupation – a practice which is continuing and escalating today. At 5:00 am on September 15, Eteraf Rimawi, Executive Director of [...]

Take Action: Ghassan Najjar’s detention extended – sign petition, write British consulate

A call to action from Solidarity Movement for Free Palestine: Yesterday, September 14, an Israeli Military Judge inside Petah Tikva interrogation facility renewed Ghassan Najjar’s detention order for the third time. He still has had no access to a lawyer. Ghassan is due back in Court again on [...]

Complaints submitted to the United Nations concerning the Israeli detention of two female Palestinian human rights defenders: Ms Shireen Issawi and Ms Bushra al-Taweel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Joint Public Statement   Complaints submitted to the United Nations concerning the Israeli detention of two female Palestinian human rights defenders: Ms Shireen Issawi and Ms Bushra al-Taweel London and Ramallah 16 September 2014 - Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights [...]

Victory for Khalida Jarrar!

With steadfastness and resistance, and the campaign of thousands in Palestine and around the world who have stood with Khalida Jarrar, member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Jarrar today achieved victory and the end of the expulsion order to Jericho placed upon her by Israeli occupation [...]

Palestinian civil society leader Eteraf Rimawi seized by occupation forces

Addameer reported that on Monday, September 15, Eteraf Rimawi, director of Bisan Center for Research and Development, was arrested by Israeli occupation forces at dawn in his home. He was arrested five times previously – held for two months in 1995, for over a year in 1996, and in 2000 and 2003 he [...]

Dozens of French organizations, parties and labor organizations stand with Khalida Jarrar

The following statement by French organizations, social movements, political parties and labour organizations, in solidarity with Khalida Jarrar, was released September 6: A l’attention des autorités israéliennesLes organisations, signataires ci-dessous, membres du Collectif national pour une paix [...]

September 16, Ramallah: Press Conference with Khalida Jarrar

TODAY: 10:00 AM, Ramallah, solidarity tent with Khalida Jarrar, Palestinian Legislative Council building: Press conference; Khalida will speak about the latest developments concerning the expulsion order to Jericho against her by occupation military courts.
Members of European Parliament Martina Anderson (Sinn Fein, Ireland), Neoklis Silikyotis (AKEL, Cyprus) visit with Khalida Jarrar in her protest tent in Ramallah

Khalida Jarrar appeal hearing September 8 as international support grows

Khalida Jarrar’s appeal of the expulsion order against her will be presented in an Israeli occupation military court at Ofer on Monday, September 8 at 1:30 pm. In Ramallah, a solidarity and support gathering will take place at the permanent protest tent erected outside the Palestinian Legislative [...]

Group of the Left in Spanish Parliament denounces expulsion order against Khalida Jarrar

The Group of the Left in the Spanish Parliament has submitted a resolution to the Parliament (full text below) calling for the Spanish government to demand:1) cancellation of the expulsion order against Khalida Jarrar;2) liberation of all members of the Palestinian parliament in Israeli jails. 3) [...]
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