Tagged: Imprisonment

Ahed Tamimi’s Case Proves We Palestinians Will Always Be Seen as Guilty Op-Eds & Analysis
Mariam Barghouti, Newsweek

Ahed Tamimi’s Case Proves We Palestinians Will Always Be Seen as Guilty

On Wednesday (March 21), 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi entered Ofer military court with bright pink socks tucked underneath the metal shackles that held her feet together. In a prison-issued jacket that was too big for her, she smiled from cheek to cheek. The Israeli judge presiding over her case accepted a plea bargain that would mean she will serve an eight month prison sentence.

on March 27, 2018
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
127 Palestinians detained in last week alone News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

127 Palestinians detained in last week alone

Israeli forces detained 127 Palestinians across the West Bank during the first week of September alone, a prisoner rights watchdog said Sunday. The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that the largest number of detainees were from Hebron district, where 28 Palestinians were taken by Israeli forces.

on September 8, 2014
Israel has held U.S.-Palestinian teen since July News Roundup
Haaretz

Israel has held U.S.-Palestinian teen since July

Israel is still holding a Palestinian-American teenager it arrested July 3 during protests in Jerusalem, following the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir. "I can confirm that Mohamed Abu Nie is a U.S. Citizen … was arrested on July 3rd during protests in the Shuafat neighborhood in East Jerusalem," Marie Harf, a U.S. State Department official, said during a briefing earlier this month.

on August 19, 2014
Israeli forces arrest 57 Palestinians in East Jerusalem News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces arrest 57 Palestinians in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces launched widespread arrest raids across East Jerusalem overnight, detaining 57 Palestinians, locals and a police spokesman said Wednesday.

on August 13, 2014
120 Palestinians detained in 1st week of August News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

120 Palestinians detained in 1st week of August

Some 120 Palestinians were detained from Hebron, Jerusalem, Ramallah and al-Bireh, Jenin and Bethlehem during the first week of August, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said Monday.

on August 7, 2014
Israeli police ransack Tariq Abu Khdeir family home and arrest relatives in apparent revenge raid News Roundup
Max Blumenthal, Mondoweiss

Israeli police ransack Tariq Abu Khdeir family home and arrest relatives in apparent revenge raid

Just hours after 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir left for Ben Gurion International Airport to return home to Tampa, Florida, Israeli police raided and ransacked the home of his family in the Shufat neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. The police arrested Abu Khdeir’s uncle and cousins without charges.

on July 18, 2014
Report: Israel has detained 3,000 Palestinian Children since 2010 News Roundup
Middle East Monitor

Report: Israel has detained 3,000 Palestinian Children since 2010

The Euro-Mid Observer for Human Rights' report documented dozens of video recorded testimonies of children arrested during the first months of 2014, pointing out that 75 per cent of the detained children are subjected to physical torture and 25 per cent faced military trials. (photo: ActiveStills)

on July 2, 2014
A 13-Year Wait for 30 Minutes: One Woman’s Struggle to Visit Her Imprisoned Husband Photo Essays
Jehad Saftawi, IMEU

A 13-Year Wait for 30 Minutes: One Woman’s Struggle to Visit Her Imprisoned Husband

Saadia Hourani was forced to go 13 years without seeing her husband due to Israel’s draconian web of restrictions on family visits for Palestinian prisoners.

on June 25, 2014
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