SANSAD: End War Crimes in Gaza

SANSAD, the South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy, adopted the following resolution  at the the SANSAD AGM held on July 26, 2014 in Surrey, BC: End War Crimes in Gaza Whereas, Israel is an occupying power in Palestine with responsibility in international law to protect civilians, Whereas, it has imposed a siege and blockade on […]

Landless Workers Movement – Brazil: The Palestinian People have the right to Resist and Fight against the Israeli Occupation

The Landless Workers Movement (MST) of Brazil is a mass social movement, formed by rural workers and by all those who want to fight for land reform and against injustice and social inequality in rural areas. With an estimated 1.5 million members, the movement has led more than 2,500 land occupations, with about 370,000 families […]

Ongoing arrest raids target 12 Palestinians in al-Khalil including 2 PLC members

Occupation forces in Khalil area have once again seized 12 Palestinians, including 2 members of the Palestinian Legislative Council. IMEMC reports that the Ahrar Center for Detainees’ Studies and Human Rights has reported that the soldiers invaded Bani Neim town, east of Hebron, and kidnapped ten Palestinians. It said the ten kidnapped Palestinians have been […]
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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 […]

Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees: Life for Palestine, Freedom for our People

A statement issued by the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees (UPWC) Life for Palestine and Freedom for our People The Zionist occupation, led by a government of settlers, continues to commit war crimes against our people. They commit crime after crime, massacre after massacre. The rights of women and children, the elderly and families, are violated […]

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 […]

Over 200 prisoners transferred from Ashkelon due to “security situation”

Occupation authorities transferred 200 prisoners from Ashkelon prison to other prisons on July 8, citing the “deteriorating security situation in the south,” as it faces retaliation from the Palestinian resistance after hundreds of airstrikes on Gaza that have killed over 30 Palestinians and wounded hundreds more, including a number of children.

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 […]
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