Administrative Detention


Boycott activist and Hebron city council member held in administrative detention

The Israeli army arrested Hebron city council member Dr. Faruk A’shur on October 8, later placing him in administrative detention for three months, reported the Alternative Information Center.: An optician, A’shur is a leading activist in local committees promoting the boycott of Israeli products [...]

40 administrative detention orders issued by occupation authorities

There are now well over 500 Palestinians held in administrative detention without charge or trial on the basis of secret evidence, reported the Palestinian Prisoners’ Club. On Sunday, October 12, occupation authorities issued administrative detention orders (both first-time orders and renewals) [...]
Palestinian MP Mohammed Bader

Administrative detention update: Halahleh and 13 others sentenced, PLC member’s detention extended

Occupation military courts renewed the administrative detention of Palestinian Legislative Council member Mohammed Bader for an additional six months on August 23. He was arrested in October 2013 and has spent over 10 years in occupation prisons through various arrests. This is the third time his [...]

Former hunger striker Halahleh among 14 Palestinians arrested by occupation army

14 Palestinians, including former prisoner Thaer Halahleh, were arrested by Israeli occupation forces in raids throughout the West Bank late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, August 18 and 19. Halahleh, a former long-term hunger striker who also contracted hepatitis during prison dental [...]

Palestinian journalist Mohammad Mona’s administrative detention renewed

Detained Palestinian journalist Mohammad Mona‘s detention without charge or trial was renewed by Ofer military court for four months late on Thursday, August 14. Mona has been held without charge or trial under administrative detention since August 7, 2013; this is the third time his administrative [...]

Over 445 now in administrative detention; detention extended for 13

On Monday, August 4, occupation military courts extended administrative detention for 13 Palestinian prisoners held without charge or trial, reported Ahrar Center for Human Rights. Over 445 prisoners are now held without charge or trial under administrative detention, an increase since the middle [...]

July 2014: Over 1930 Palestinians arrested by occupation forces

During July 2014, nearly 2,000 Palestinians were arrested by Israeli occupation forces, reported the Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies, including all sectors of Palestinian society. There are now over 6,200 Palestinians in occupation prisons. Over 1,930 people were arrested in July, [...]
husam zakharia

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 [...]

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, [...]

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” [...]
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