April 17: Palestinian Prisoners Day in London

Thursday 17th April is Palestinian Prisoners Day, a day of solidarity with the 5000+ Palestinian men, women and children who are languishing in Israeli dungeons. Two events will take place, both from Victoria Street (near Victoria Station): Date: Thurday 17th April 2014, 3pm - 6pm 3pm Mystery Action We will meet on Victoria Street in front […]

April 17: Palestinian Prisoners Day in Johannesburg, South Africa

PALESTINIAN PRISONER DAY PROTEST (THURS 17 APRIL, JOHANNESBURG) - Protest calling on Bill Gates Foundation to drop #G4S, the private security company that runs Israeli prisons WHEN: Thursday, 17th April TIME: 11h00- 15h00 WHERE: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Ford Foundation House, Corner Glenhove Road and 9th Street, Houghton/Rosebank, Johannesburg LANDMARK: Diagonally across from McDonlands […]

April 19: Palestinian Prisoners Day in Brussels

Conference in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners   Brussels / Belgium April 19/ 2014 Pianofabriek Culturencentrum Rue du Fort, 35, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium Facebook: *In collaboration with Global Week of Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners, Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat, and Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network. The program: 17:00 – Welcome 18:00 – Photography exhibition “Suspended Lives” […]

Call to action: Join Palestinian political prisoner’s day: Free all Palestinian political prisoners! Tell Bill Gates to Divest from G4S!

3 April 2014, Occupied Ramallah - Addameer and the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee call on campaigners and people of conscience to take action Palestinian prisoner’s day on April 17 to stand in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners. The Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, the biggest charitable foundation in the world, owns shares in Israeli prison […]
Waheed Abu Maria

Waheed Abu Maria, Ameer Shammas, Ayman Al-Tabeesh continue hunger strikes

Three Palestinian political prisoners held under administrative detention without charge or trial are continuing their open hunger strikes in occupation prisons: 1. Waheed Abu Maria, who has been striking for 82 days, facing increasingly severe health effects. His appeal hearing was postponed. He is held in Wolfson hospital and has been held without charge or […]
Mansour Mowqada

Mansour Muqada assaulted during prison transport by security forces

Mansour Muqada, one of the most seriously ill Palestinian political prisoners, was assaulted by security forces while being transported by “Bosta” under the pretext of being needed for interrogation, reported the Palestine Center for Prisoners Studies. Muqada, 46, from Salfit, uses a wheelchair, has paralysis on one side of his body, and has a “plastic […]

Early release of Raddad rejected by occupation court

Israeli military court rejected the early release of Moatassem Raddad of Tulkarem, who is suffering from advanced cancer on March 31, reported the Ahrar Centre for Prisoners Studies. Three court hearings were scheduled as a result of the dramatic deterioration of his health, but all were postponed. Ahed Raddad, Moatassem’s brother, said that the occupation […]

Ashraf Sabbah, Samir Lahham and Mahmoud Ghalma face health crises

Palestinian sick prisoners’ conditions continue to deteriorate due to medical neglect, reported Palestinian lawyers on March 30. Ashraf Sabbah, 33, from Gaza, has been imprisoned since 2003, when he was struck by multiple bullets fired by occupation forces. He is serving a 12-year sentence. During the time of his imprisonment his health and mobility have […]

Several strikers suspend hunger strikes following agreements

Muammar Banat and Akram al-Fassisi have suspended their hunger strikes after 70 days, reported Jawad Boulos of the Palestinian Prisoners Society. Speaking from Kaplan hospital, Boulos said that occupation prison authorities had agreed to not renew their administrative detention orders beyond May for Banat and August for al-Fassisi. Aref Hareebat has also suspended his hunger […]
Salah al-Din al-Titi

Health crisis continues for al-Masri, Raddad, al-Titi and Tamimi

Several lawyers from the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Prisoners commented on the urgent medical situations of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, including medical neglect by occupation prison authorities. Yousry al-Masri, from Gaza, has cancer of the thyroid and lymph nodes that has spread through his body, reported Palestinian lawyer Rami al-Alami on March 19. He […]
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