Tagged: Administrative Detention

Refusing food, medicine or court hearings, Palestinians fight administrative detention News Roundup
Shatha Hammad, Middle East Eye

Refusing food, medicine or court hearings, Palestinians fight administrative detention

A dozen Palestinians imprisoned by Israel have been staging various forms of strike in protest of a policy denounced as violating their rights to fair trial

about 3 weeks ago
Israel renews administrative detention for female Palestinian journalist News & Analysis
Middle East Monitor

Israel renews administrative detention for female Palestinian journalist

At a time when governments around the world are being pressured to release prisoners amidst the corona pandemic, Israel is doing the opposite. This week, Israel extended the detention of 27-year-old Bushra Al-Tawil.

on March 31, 2020
The administrative detention of Ubai Aboudi Op-Eds & Analysis
Assaf Kfoury, Haynes Miller, Nasser Rabbat, Raid Suleiman, and Franz-Josef Ulm, Boston Globe

The administrative detention of Ubai Aboudi

Israel’s arbitrary arrests and imprisonment of Palestinians in the occupied territories deters individuals such as Palestinian-American Ubai Aboudi from working toward the development of a Palestinian civil society.

on December 12, 2019
Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge News & Analysis
Al Jazeera

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Miri were released from Israeli prison and returned to Jordan after months of detention.

on November 8, 2019
Israel Extends Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrar’s Detention Without Trial to One Year News Roundup
Yotam Berger, Haaretz

Israel Extends Palestinian Lawmaker Khalida Jarrar’s Detention Without Trial to One Year

Israel last week extended the administrative detention of Palestinian lawmaker Khalida Jarrar by a further six months, meaning she will have been held without trial for a year at the end of June. As is usual in such cases, the evidence on which Jarrar is being held is deemed confidential and has not been released.

on December 31, 2017
Israel’s Mass Incarceration of Palestinians Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel’s Mass Incarceration of Palestinians

Since occupying the Palestinian West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and Gaza during the June 1967 war, Israel has imprisoned nearly a million Palestinians, including nonviolent human rights activists, in an attempt to crush any resistance to its military rule and theft of Palestinian land for its illegal settlement enterprise.

on June 7, 2017
Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children Op-Eds & Analysis
Azadeh Shahshahani, The Nation

Stop the Imprisonment of Palestinian Children

Today, to mark Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, about 1,000 prisoners have begun a hunger strike in protest against decades of arbitrary arrest and inhumane treatment. Approximately 6,300 Palestinians are currently held in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 300 children.

on April 17, 2017
Hundreds of Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Go on Hunger Strike News Roundup
Peter Beaumont, The Guardian

Hundreds of Palestinian Prisoners in Israel Go on Hunger Strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails have gone on hunger strike over conditions of captivity, with more expected to join on Monday, in one of the biggest protests in recent years.

on April 17, 2017
Israel Seeks Greater Use of Detention Without Trial News Roundup
Charlotte Silver, Electronic Intifada

Israel Seeks Greater Use of Detention Without Trial

Israel’s government is seeking greater use of detention without charge or trial, at a time when at least three Palestinian prisoners are on hunger strike against the practice. Administrative detention, as the practice is known, has been widely...

on November 2, 2016
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