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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 […]

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 […]
Tarek Abu Khdeir, following beating by occupation forces.

Addameer: Israeli forces beat child Tarek Abu Khdeir, court extends his detention

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association issued the following statement on the detention and beating of Tarek Abu Khdeir and 10 other children and young men in Shu’afat (translated from Arabic): Occupied Ramallah. July 5, 2014 - Mohammed Mahmoud, a lawyer with Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, said that Israeli forces and undercover […]
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 […]

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 […]

Video: Khaled Barakat on Palestinian political prisoners’ hunger strike

Omnia TV interviewed Khaled Barakat, coordinator of the Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat, in Athens, Greece, during the seventh annual Resistance Festival. In the video interview, Barakat discusses the administrative detainees’ hunger strike, the case of Ahmad Sa’adat, the so-called “peace process” and current Palestinian politics:

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 […]

Ayman al-Tabeesh on hunger strike for 120 days; Musa Raed continues strike

Ayman al-Tabeesh is now on his 120th day of hunger strike, having launched his strike prior to the mass administrative detainees’ hunger strike. He is also held without charge or trial under administrative detention; he previously conducted a 105-day hunger strike, which ended with a promise by Israeli prison authorities not to renew his administrative […]
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