Search Results for : administrative detention

08 Oct
11:28

Hunger Striking Detainee Receives A New Administrative Detention Order

A Palestinian political prisoner who started a hunger strike 70 days ago, protesting being held under the illegal and arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, was slapped with a new order for six additional months. The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the new order was issued […]

01 Oct
2:07

Two Detained Palestinian Teens Receive Administrative Detention Orders

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Tuesday, that an Israeli court issued arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial, against two Palestinian teenage boys, from the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and added that one of them spent the last six months under similar orders and was supposed […]

26 Sep
12:52

Israel Issues Administrative Detention Order Against A Female Detainee From Jordan

September 26, 2019 12:52 PM admin Israeli attacks, Jenin, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli Authorities issued a five-month Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, against the female detainee from Jordan. The Committee stated that the detainee, identified as Hiba Ahmad al-Lubbadi, 24, is currently held at the al-Maskobiyya detention and interrogation center, in […]

17 Sep
5:39

Six Palestinian Detainees Still On Hunger Strike against Administrative Detention

September 17, 2019 5:39 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Commission of Detainees and ex-Detainees Affairs said, in its Sunday report, that six Palestinian detainees being held in Israeli prisons are continuing an open-ended hunger strike against their arbitrary administrative detention without charge or trial. Five of them are languishing in al-Ramla prison clinic.   The commission noted that […]

30 Jul
11:06

Palestinian Female Detainee Receives Administrative Detention Orders, Faces Deteriorating Health

The Palestinian Detainees Committee has reported, Tuesday, that a female detainee from Bethlehem governorate, south of occupied Jerusalem, was slapped with an arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, despite her deteriorating health condition. The Committee stated that the detainee, Shorouq Mohammad Mousa al-Badan, 25, from Teqoua’ town, east […]

10 Jul
12:31

Female Palestinian Prisoner Declares Hunger Strike in Protest of Her Administrative Detention

July 10, 2019 12:31 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A Palestinian woman incarcerated in Israel began, on Sunday, an open-ended hunger strike to protest her detention without charge or trial for 14 consecutive months, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) said. Fida Mohammad Daamas, 24, from Beit Ummar town in the south of the West Bank and a student at […]

05 Jul
2:02

Five Detainees Suspend Hunger Strike After Reaching An Agreement Ending Their Administrative Detention

The Palestinian Committee of Detainees and Ex-Detainees has reported, Thursday, that five detainees from Hebron governorate, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, have suspended their hunger strike after reaching an agreement with the Israeli Prison Service, ending their arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges or trial. The Committee […]

04 Jul
4:33

11 Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike against Administrative Detention, Call for Solidarity and Action

Palestinian prisoner jailed without charge on hunger strike, Mohammed Abu Aker Three more Palestinian prisoners launched a hunger strike on 1 July 2019, joining eight already refusing meals in protest. Mohammed Nidal Abu Aker and Mohammed Attia Hassanat, both of Dheisheh refugee camp near Bethlehem, and Huzaifa Halabiya from Abu Dis in […]

01 Mar
4:00

Israel Releases Palestinian Lawmaker After Twenty Months of Administrative Detention

56 year old Palestinian, and member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Khalida Jarrar, was released from Israeli prison Thursday, after twenty months of administrative detention, WAFA reported. Jarrar was released at the Salem military checkpoint, near the Northern West Bank city of Jenin, hours earlier than announced. Arrested from her […]

17 Jan
9:02

Detainee Receives Administrative Detention Order Hours Before His Release

January 17, 2019 9:02 PM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

Just hours before his scheduled release, Thursday, a Palestinian political prisoner, held by Israel, received an arbitrary Administrative Detention order for six months, without charges or trial. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that the detainee has been identified as Sameh Mohammad Kamil, from Qabatia town, south of the […]

14 Jan
9:56

Father Of Slain Palestinian Ordered Under Administrative Detention For Six Months

The Israeli Authorities ordered Omar Barghouthi, 66, the father of Saleh Omar Barghouthi, who was killed by the Israeli army on December 12th, 2018, under Administrative Detention without charges for six months. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that Omar was subjected to harsh interrogation methods for extended hours […]

22 Nov
3:10

Administrative Detention Extended for 23 Palestinians

Israel’s Ofer military court, near Ramallah, on Wednesday, extended the administrative detention of 23 Palestinian prisoners, according to Ma’an News  Agency. The extensions ranged from two to six months, with nine of the prisoners having their sentence prolonged for 6 more months. A prisoner held under administrative detention has not […]

02 Nov
9:08

Israel Releases A Disabled Detainee After Six Months In Administrative Detention

November 2, 2018 9:08 AM IMEMC News Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Authorities released, on Thursday evening, a physically challenged Palestinian detainee from Ya’bad town, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Jenin, after holding him under an arbitrary Administrative Detention order, for six months. The detainee, Adnan Yassin Hamarsha, 50, was abducted from his home on May 2nd, […]

26 Oct
1:14

Khalida Jarrar’s Administrative Detention Renewed

October 26, 2018 1:14 AM Ali Salam News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

Palestinian parliament member Khalida Jarrar, has been in prison since July 2 of 2017, and her sentence has been extended by four additional months, a Maan reporter posted a copy of the renewal order. Jarrar was initially detained in 2015, spent 14 months in Israeli prison, and spent a year […]

22 Oct
1:02

Legislator Jarrar Receives Another Administrative Detention Order For Three Months

The Israeli Authorities renewed, Sunday, the arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against Palestinian legislator, Khaleda Jarrar, for three more months, for the fourth consecutive time. The Palestinian Ministry of Women’s Affairs issued a statement strongly denouncing the continued imprisonment of Jarrar, holding her captive under arbitrary orders without charges or trial. […]

30 Sep
12:58

Palestinian With French Citizenship Rearrested Immediately After His Release From Administrative Detention

The Israeli authorities rearrested, Sunday, a Palestinian political prisoner with French citizenship, minutes after his release from prison after spending thirteen months under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges. The Palestinian Salah al-Hammouri, from occupied East Jerusalem, was held at the Negev Desert Detention Camp for thirteen months, under Administrative […]

07 Sep
2:45

Held Under Administrative Detention, Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For Ninth Day

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that a detainee from Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank, started a hunger strike nine days earlier, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges or trial. The PPS stated that one of its lawyers managed to visit Jamal Alqam, […]

20 Aug
3:02

Detainee Receives An Administrative Detention Order For 6 Months After Serving A 16-Month Prison Term

August 20, 2018 3:02 AM IMEMC News Jerusalem, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Sunday, the Israeli Authorities informed detainee Nasser Abu Khdeir, from Shu’fat town, in occupied East Jerusalem, that he will be held under Administrative Detention for six months, instead of being released this coming Thursday, after finishing a 16-month prison sentence. The detainee suffers from a number of chronic diseases, […]

17 Aug
1:40

Hours Before Her Release, Palestinian Woman Receives Administrative Detention Order

August 17, 2018 1:40 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners, Tulkarem, West Bank 0

The Israeli authorities issued, Friday, an Administrative Detention order against a young Palestinian female detainee, just hours before he scheduled release. The young Palestinian woman, identified as Fida’ Mohammad Ekhlayyel, 21, is from Beit Ummar town, north of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Fida’ was […]

02 Aug
11:01

Detainee Receives Additional Six-Month Administrative Detention Order Despite Medical Complications

August 2, 2018 11:01 PM IMEMC News Hebron, Human rights, Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee reported, on Thursday evening, that detainee Mo’taz Mohammad Obeido, 38, from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, has received a six-month arbitrary Administrative Detention order without charges or trial. The Committee stated that the detainee, who was abducted on February 5th, 2018, already spent six […]

26 Jul
8:16

Administrative Detention of Sheikh Adnan Extended for 24th Time

The military occupation court in Salem camp, west of Jenin, in the northern occupied West Bank, on Wednesday, extended the detention of Islamic Jihad leader Sheikh Khader Adnan for the 24th time in a row.   Al Ray sources reported that the court extended his detention without charge or trial […]

24 Jul
8:40

Protesting Administrative Detention; Six Detainees Continue Hunger Strike

The “Detainees’ Media Office” has reported, Monday, that six Palestinian detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, are ongoing with hunger strike, rejecting their illegal detention. The detainees are demanding the Prison Authority to stop holding them under such orders, by either releasing them, […]

16 Jul
9:58

VIDEO: As Israel Renews His Administrative Detention, Salah Hamouri Honored in French Town of Montcel

The following report is based on the French original, written by the Association France Palestine SolidaritĂ© 63 (AFPS 63): Only one week after his administrative detention without charge or trial was renewed once more by the Israeli occupation, Salah Hamouri, the French-Palestinian lawyer and political prisoner, was declared an honorary citizen of the commune of Montcel […]

06 Jul
2:04

Ad-Dameer: “Administrative Detention Order of Khalida Jarrar Confirmed”

By  Ad-Dameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association: In a hearing held on 2 July 2018, Military Court Judge Raphael Yemeni  confirmed the renewal of Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar’s administrative detention order. This will be the second time in which it has been renewed, meaning that Khalida has […]

16 Jun
12:17

Legislator Jarrar Receives A Third Administrative Detention Order

The Israeli Ofer military court renewed, Friday, the Administrative Detention of leftist Palestinian Legislator Khaleda Jarrar for six more months, without charges. Jarrar, a democratically-elected legislator and a senior leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), was abducted from her home in Ramallah on July 2nd, […]

10 Jun
9:41

Over 309 Administrative Detention Orders Issued Since February

Israeli Prison Services (IPS) has issued more than 309 administrative detention orders since the decision to boycott administrative trials by administrative detainees, last February, the Palestine Detainees Center for Studies reported Saturday. According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, spokesperson for the center Reyad Al-Ashqar said in a press release, […]

17 Mar
1:40

Protesting Administrative Detention, Detainee Continues Hunger Strike For 4th Day

The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported, Saturday, that a detainee from Nablus, in northern West Bank, is ongoing with a hunger strike, for the fourth day, protesting being held under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges. The Committee said that Mos’ab al-Hindi, from the northern West Bank city of Nablus, […]

01 Mar
5:57

Hours Before His Scheduled Released, Detainee Receives Administrative Detention Order

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that a Palestinian detainee received an administrative detention order for four months, just hours before his scheduled release from Israeli prison. The PPS said the detainee, Tawfiq Ahmad Shalabi, 23, was supposed to be released, Wednesday, after he served a prison sentence of […]

13 Dec
2:43

3 Palestinian Lawyers Released from Administrative Detention, Khader Adnan Redetained, Launches Immediate Hunger Strike

December 13, 2017 2:43 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Three Palestinian lawyers were ordered released by an Israeli occupation court on Monday, 11 December after being held for a week in the Petah Tikva interrogation center. Khaled Zabarqa, Iyad Misk and Firas al-Sabbah were ordered to house imprisonment for one week and a travel ban was imposed on the three lawyers. Prior to their […]

02 Dec
10:02

Former Hunger Striker under Administrative Detention Ordered into Isolation

December 2, 2017 10:02 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian prisoner and former long-term hunger striker Ayman al-Tabeesh, 37, imprisoned without charge or trial by the Israeli occupation, has been ordered into isolation on the pretext of being a “security threat.” Al-Tabeesh, from the village of Dura near al-Khalil, has been imprisoned since 2 August 2016 with no charges and no trial on the […]

30 Nov
11:36

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Demanding Medical Treatment, Rejecting Administrative Detention

November 30, 2017 11:36 AM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported that an ailing detainee is ongoing with hunger strike for the third day, demanding receiving treatment for serious health conditions. It also stated that another detainee continues his strike for the eighth consecutive day protesting a new arbitrary Administrative Detention order, issued against […]

16 Nov
1:16

Israeli Courts Issue 24 Administrative Detention Orders

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM IMEMC News Gaza Strip, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli authorities have issued Administrative Detention orders against 24 Palestinian political prisoners, including one woman, since the beginning of this month, holding the detainees’ captive without charges or trial. The PPS stated that the female detainee, Bushra Tawil, from al-Biereh […]

26 Oct
12:08

Two Detainees Continue Hunger Strike Protesting Their Illegal Administrative Detention

October 26, 2017 12:08 PM IMEMC News Bethlehem, Jenin, News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that two detainees, illegally held by Israel under arbitrary detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes their separately started on October 11, and October 18. The PPS stated that detainee Hasan Shouka, 29, from Bethlehem, started a hunger strike on […]

23 Oct
9:04

Ferwana: “Israel Issued 3086 Administrative Detention Orders Since October 1, 2015”

The head of the Studies and Documentation Department at the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, former political prisoner, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, stated that Israel has issued around 3086 arbitrary Administrative detention orders, since October 1, 2015, holding hundreds of detainees captive without charges or trial. Ferwana stated that 1285 (%42) of these orders […]

20 Oct
7:27

Two Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike against Administrative Detention: Bilal Diab and Hassan Shokeh

Bilal Diab launched a hunger strike on Tuesday, 17 October following the denial of his appeal against his administrative detention, Israeli imprisonment without charge or trial on the basis of secret evidence. The Ofer military court rejected the appeal, claiming that the secret file shows that he is a “danger to the security […]

20 Aug
8:46

B’Tselem on Latest Administrative Detention Orders

August 20, 2017 8:46 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have issued 84 administrative detention orders against Palestinian detainees, since the beginning of this month, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). PPS noted, according to WAFA, that new administrative detention orders were issued to 47 Palestinian detainees, whereas the remaining 38 others received renewed orders. Israel’s widely […]

20 Aug
1:45

Ofer Court Issues 14 Administrative Detention Orders

On Sunday, lawyer Ashraf Abu Sneina, of the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported that the Ofer Israeli military court, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, has issued arbitrary Administrative Detention orders against fourteen detainees. Abu Sneina stated that the detention orders, some are new and some are renewals, vary […]

19 Aug
6:34

19-year-old Israeli Extremist Released from Administrative Detention

Israeli authorities released a 19-year-old Israeli terrorist from administrative detention — an Israeli policy of imprisonment without charge or trial — on Friday, after he was detained in June for allegedly attacking Palestinian communities. The Hebrew language version of Haaretz reported that the Shin Bet, Israel’s internal security agency, released […]

18 Jul
2:40

50,000 Administrative Detentions Orders since 1967

According to human rights statistics, since 1967, Israeli occupation authorities issued approximately 50,000 administrative detention orders, between new decisions and a renewals of thousands Statistics published by the Prisoners’ Information office reveal that, since 2000, the Israeli occupation issued 26,000 administrative detentions, some of which were new while others were […]

13 Jul
8:02

Popular Front: MP Jarar’s Administrative Detention Will Not Weaken Resistance

The Popular Front for Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) described the decision of the Israeli occupation court, on Wednesday, to hold the leader of the Front, MP Khaleda Jarrar, under administrative detention for 6 months, as a systematic Israeli crime against the leaders of the Palestinian people. In a press statement, […]

04 Jul
6:55

34 Palestinians Placed under Administrative Detention in Two Weeks

July 4, 2017 6:55 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, Prisoners 0

Israel has reportedly placed 34 Palestinians, including a woman, under administrative detention (without charge or trial) over the last two weeks of June, the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said on Tuesday. PPS attorney Mahmoud Halabi said, according to WAFA, that 25 prisoners had their administrative detention order renewed while the […]

22 Mar
2:10

Two Detainees Holding Hunger Strikes Protesting Administrative Detention

March 22, 2017 2:10 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Wednesday, that two detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes they started last month. The PPS said that detainee Rafat Hussein Shallash, 34, from Beit Awwa town, west of Hebron, in the southern part […]

13 Mar
7:38

Amnesty International: Al-Qeeq Release Deal Further Proves Deception of Administrative Detention

Amnesty International claims that the deal signed to release hunger-striking journalist Mohammad Al-Qeeq is another piece of evidence regarding the deception of Israel’s administrative detention policy.   Amnesty’s remarks came following an Israeli military court’s approval of an order confirming Al-Qeeq’s detention for three more months, which can be renewed indefinitely. “The […]

11 Dec
3:37

One Year of Administrative Detention Passes for Palestinian Circus Trainer

December 11, 2016 3:37 AM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

A year has passed since Israel detained Palestinian circus trainer Mohammad Abu Sakha and placed him under administrative detention without charge or trial, a press release by the Palestinian Circus School in Ramallah said on Saturday. It said that the Israeli High Court rejected, after only 15 minutes of deliberation, […]

06 Nov
5:59

VIDEO: Life On Hold – The Policy of Administrative Detention

Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Organization is pleased to announce the launch of a new film that tackles the issue of administrative detention as a policy used by the Israeli government to hold Palestinians indefinitely on secret information without charge or trial. The film specifically focuses on the psychological effects […]

14 Jun
3:06

After Serving His 14-Year Sentence, Palestinian Detainee Confined Under Administrative Detention

Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, the head of the Studies and Documentation Unit of the Palestinian Detainees Committee, has reported that the Israeli authorities issued an arbitrary Administrative Detention order against a Palestinian detainee after he served a 14-year prison sentence, and was supposed to be released. Ferwana stated that the detainee, Bilal […]

28 May
6:41

Report: “Israel Issued 729 Administrative Detention Orders This Year”

Riyad al-Ashqar, the media spokesperson of The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies, has reported that the Israeli occupation authorities issued 729 arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, since the beginning of this year, and that most of the orders were renewals of previous ones. Al-Ashqar stated that these numbers are a %35 […]

26 May
12:02

Israel Mulls Holding A Paralyzed Detainee Under Administrative Detention

The Israeli Salem military court ordered a paralyzed Palestinian detainee under detention for 72 additional hours, and is considering imprisoning him under Administrative Detention, without charges. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said that the detainee, Kheirallah Shareeda, was sent to court in an ambulance, despite health conditions he is facing. […]

12 May
10:48

PPS: “647 Palestinians Received Administrative Detention Orders Since October 2015”

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the Israeli Authorities imprisoned 647 Palestinians under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges, since October 1, 2015. The PPS said that the current number of Palestinian detainees, held under Administrative Detention orders, is 750, and that this is first the number reached […]

28 Apr
11:42

Israeli Military Courts Issue New Administrative Detention Orders Against 27 Detainees

April 28, 2016 11:42 PM IMEMC News Human rights, News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

A number of Israeli military courts issued new Administrative Detention orders against 27 detainees for periods varying between three and six months, subject to renewal without a hearing. 14 of the new orders are new Administrative Detention, while the rest were issued against detainees who have been held for several months, […]

19 Feb
7:26

Palestinian Youth Leaders Ordered to Administrative Detention

February 19, 2016 7:26 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Mohammad Zawahreh — brother of Moataz Zawahreh, the Palestinian activist from Dheisheh refugee camp killed by Israeli forces as he participated in a demonstration against the occupation in October and of Ghassan Zawahreh, former administrative detainee and hunger striker who was freed in November 2015 as part of the Battle […]

05 Feb
3:14

Israel Freezes Al Qeeq’s Administrative Detention

February 5, 2016 3:14 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel’s top court, on Thursday, suspended the administrative detention (without trial) of Palestinian prisoner Mohammad al-Qeeq citing medical concerns, 72 days into the prisoner’s life-threatening hunger strike.Qadura Fares, the head of the Palestinian Prisoners Society, told Ma’an News Agency that Israel’s Supreme Court was freezing al-Qeeq’s six-month administrative detention order […]

29 Jan
5:25

Israel Issues Four-Month Administrative Detention Order Against Detained Legislator

January 29, 2016 5:25 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners’ Center for Studies has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority issued a four-month arbitrary Administrative Detention order against detained legislator, Hatem Rabah Qfeisha, 56, for four months, without charges.Amina Tawil, the center’s spokeswoman, said the soldiers kidnapped Qfeisha on January 24, 2016, after invading his home in […]

19 Nov
1:11

Palestinian Faces 30 Days In Administrative Detention For Facebook Post

November 19, 2015 1:11 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Nazareth District Court issued, Wednesday, a 30-day Administrative Detention order against a young Palestinian citizen for a Facebook post that appeared to be suicidal, but explained by Israel as an ‘intent to carry out an attack.’The District Court, following an order from Israel’s Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan, issued […]

09 Nov
12:09

Israel Escalates Administrative Detentions

November 9, 2015 12:09 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have escalated the administrative detention process since the eruption of a Palestinian uprising in the beginning of last October. The number of administrative detainees increased to 500, the head of the Commission of Palestinian detainee affairs said.Issa Qaraqe explained, according to Al Ray, that Israeli authorities used administrative […]

04 Nov
8:43

Young Palestinian Woman Sentenced To Three Months Under Administrative Detention

November 4, 2015 8:43 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

An Israeli military court sentenced, Wednesday, a young Palestinian woman, a second-year student of the Media Department in Birzeit University, Jurin Sa’id Qadah, to three months under arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges.The Palestinian Prisoners Society said Qadah, 19 years of age, was kidnapped after Israeli soldiers invaded her home in […]

01 Nov
11:37

Imposition of Administrative Detention Expanded to Minors

November 1, 2015 11:37 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities, last week, placed three Palestinian minors from East Jerusalem under administrative detention, a move rights group say is unprecedented in the city, as Israel heightens security measures amid a month of deadly violence.On Oct. 19, Fadi Abassi, 17, and Mohammed Ghaith, 17, were abducted after dawn raids on […]

10 Sep
5:31

Journalist Receives New Administrative Detention Order, Continues His Hunger Strike

September 10, 2015 5:31 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Prison Authority renewed, Thursday, the Administrative Detention order against a hunger striking Palestinian detainee, for three additional months, without charges or trial.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) said detainee Nidal Abu Aker, 46, who is also a journalist and an anchor at the al-Wehda Radio Station, is determined to […]

28 Aug
10:20

85 percent of Administrative Detention Orders Renewed by Israel

August 28, 2015 10:20 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have renewed the administrative detention of 85 percent of Palestinians detainees held under the policy, a prisoner rights group said Friday.The Prisoners’ Center for Studies said that at least 75 of the 480 Palestinians held under the detention without trial policy have had their sentences — which range […]

05 Aug
2:58

Administrative Detention Applied to Jewish Extremism for First Time

August 5, 2015 2:58 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel used a controversial form of detention without trial against an alleged Jewish extremist for the first time, following international outcry over the death of a Palestinian toddler in an arson attack.The use of ‘administrative detention’, which has been applied to thousands of Palestinians, came as Israeli authorities arrested another […]

13 Jul
5:56

Fifteen Detainees Receive Administrative Detention Orders

July 13, 2015 5:56 PM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Israeli military courts renewed, Monday, Administrative Detention orders, without charges, against 15 Palestinian political prisoners for periods varying between 3 and 6 months.The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the fifteen detainees have previously received similar detention orders, two or three consecutive times, and that some of them have […]

22 Apr
6:48

41 New Administrative Detention Orders Issued Against Palestinian Detainees

April 22, 2015 6:48 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities, Tuesday, issued administrative detention orders against 41 Palestinian prisoners, including 26 Palestinians from Hebron district, according to the Palestine Prisoners’ Society (PPS).The detainees were sentenced for a period ranging between two months and six months, with twelve of the detainees receiving detention orders without charge or trial for […]

20 Apr
10:06

Five More Placed under Administrative Detention Orders

April 20, 2015 10:06 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), Sunday, said that the Israeli military court of Ofer has issued administrative detention orders against another five Palestinian prisoners.PPS said that prisoners Abd al-Rahman Hammad, from Qalandia refugee camp to the north of Jerusalem, and Osama Ida’ais, from Hebron, received detention orders without charge or […]

14 Apr
9:15

UN Denounces Israel’s Administrative Detention Policy

Israeli practices of detaining Palestinians without charge or trial is a violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which defines humanitarian protection for civilians, the United Nations has said.The comments made by a spokeswoman for the United Nations Human Rights Office (OHCHR) came just days after Khalida Jarrar, a Palestinian lawmaker, […]

09 Apr
5:17

Israel Issues Administrative Detention to 20 More Palestinians

April 9, 2015 5:17 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities issued administrative detention orders, Sunday, to 20 Palestinians, including member of the Palestinian Legislative Council Khalida Jarrar, reported the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).Six of the prisoners received detention orders without charge or trial for the first time, whereas the rest had their sentences renewed for numerous times, said […]

07 Apr
5:43

PCHR Denounces Sentencing Legislator Jarrar To Six Months In Administrative Detention

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) denounced an Israeli decision to put Khalida Jarrar, Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PCL), under a six-month administrative detention.PCHR calls upon the international community to practice pressure on Israeli authorities to put an end to the administrative detention policy, which violates the […]

01 Apr
2:58

121 Palestinians Sentenced to Administrative Detention in March

April 1, 2015 2:58 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have issued administrative detention orders against 121 Palestinian prisoners since the beginning of March, including new orders issued Tuesday against 40 prisoners, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), on Tuesday.WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency reports that PPS, in a recent press release, said that 12 prisoners received […]

25 Mar
4:02

81 Palestinians Placed under Administrative Detention since Early March

March 25, 2015 4:02 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities have issued administrative detention orders against 81 Palestinian detainees since the beginning of March, said the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS), on Tuesday.PPS, in a press release, said that 15 prisoners received detention orders without charge or trial, including 13 prisoners whose sentence was renewed for numerous times, while […]

24 Mar
12:03

Palestinian Journalist Receives A 4-Month Administrative Detention Order

March 24, 2015 12:03 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

The ‘Ofer Israeli military court issued, Monday, an arbitrary Administrative Detention order against a Palestinian journalist, ordering him imprisoned for four months, without charges or trial.The Ahrar Center for Detainees’ Studies and Human Rights, said ‘Ala at-Teety, the correspondent of the al-Aqsa TV in The southern West Bank city of […]

20 Mar
1:52

Ailing Detainee Receives Fifth Administrative Detention Order

March 20, 2015 1:52 PM IMEMC News Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Detainees Studies Center has reported that the Israeli Prison Authority renewed, Thursday, the administrative detention order against ailing detainee Nabil Na’im an-Natsha, 58, for additional four months, without charges or trial.Riyadh al-Ashqar, the Center’s media spokesperson, said detainee an-Natsha was kidnapped by the army on March 27, 2013, […]

23 Feb
5:36

8 Palestinians Sentenced by Israeli Court, 26 Given Administrative Detention, Hunger Strike Imemnent

February 23, 2015 5:36 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

An Israeli military court has sentenced eight Palestinians from the occupied West Bank to serve between 10 and 42 months in the Israeli prison system, according to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS). PPS also stated that Israeli authorities issued administrative detention orders against 26 Palestinian detainees. Detainees throughout the system […]

10 Feb
11:45

Nine Palestinians Sentenced to Israeli Administrative Detention

February 10, 2015 11:45 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, sentenced nine Palestinian detainees to serve administrative detention terms, ranging between four and six months in prison, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS).While some of those prisoners received administrative sentences for the first time, others had their old orders renewed. The nine detainees, who received […]

05 Feb
4:44

PPS: “500 Palestinians Are Currently Held Under Administrative Detention”

February 5, 2015 4:44 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the current number of Palestinians, held by Israel under Administrative Detention orders without charges or trial, has arrived to 500.The PPS said the Hebron district, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, witnessed the highest number of arrests and Administrative […]

02 Feb
2:33

Nine Palestinians Placed under Israeli Administrative Detention

February 2, 2015 2:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel’s Ofer military court, on Sunday, issued administrative detention orders for nine additional prisoners, the Palestinian Prisoners Society stated.WAFA reports that PPS Lawyer Mahmoud Halabi said the court sentenced Yasin Abu Lafah, Kayed Abu Rish, and Mohammed Obaid to six months under administrative detention (without charge or trial). Meanwhile, the […]

27 Jan
4:18

Palestinian MP Holds Longest Administrative Detention Record at 134 Months

January 27, 2015 4:18 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has stated that 57-year-old Palestinian member of parliament Hatem Qafisha now holds the record for the longest period of administrative detention in Israeli prisons. Qafisha has been imprisoned for a total of 134 months now (11.7 years), in addition to 8 […]

21 Jan
11:50

Administrative Detention Orders Issued to 22 More Palestinians

January 21, 2015 11:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities, on Tuesday, issued administrative detention orders to 22 more Palestinians held in Israeli jails for different periods of time, ranging between three to six months, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS).PPS said, in a statement, that 17 prisoners have had their administrative detention renewed for the second […]

15 Jan
3:20

36 Prisoners Issued Administrative Detention Orders

January 15, 2015 3:20 PM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israeli authorities, Wednesday issued administrative detention orders to 36 Palestinian prisoners for different periods of time, varying between three to six months, according to WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency.The detainees include member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Nayef Rajoub, from Hebron. He was sentenced to four months under administrative […]

07 Jan
9:43

Israel Approves Administrative Detention Orders for 13 More Palestinian Prisoners

January 7, 2015 9:43 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli military court of Ofer, on Tuesday, approved administrative detention orders filed against 13 detainees, according to the lawyer of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS).PPS reported that the orders were approved by the court for seven prisoners, and for a period of four months. The prisoners were identified as […]

30 Nov
2:08

Palestinian Sentenced to 6 Months Administrative Detention for Facebook Post

November 30, 2014 2:08 AM IMEMC & Agencies Jerusalem, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Minister of Internal Security has decided to transfer 20-year-old Islam Izzat Natsheh, from Anata, to conditions of administrative detention (imprisonment without charge or trial) for 6 months, in response to the young man’s recent Facebook posts. Sadeq Ghaith, from Silwan, was also placed under similar orders.According to Wadi […]

18 Aug
9:53

10 New Prisoners Placed Under Israeli Administrative Detention

August 18, 2014 9:53 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Israel has placed 10 new Palestinian prisoners under arbitrary administrative detention, a procedure which allows the military to hold individuals indefinitely, without charge or trial and, often, under severe conditions which the rest of the prison population is not subject to.According to the PNN, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Cub recently stated […]

25 Jun
6:46

Ahrar: “36 Detainees Receive Administrative Detention Orders”

June 25, 2014 6:46 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has reported that Israel recently moved 36 Palestinians, kidnapped in the latest military offensive, into solidarity confinement, for different periods, without charges or trial.Head of the Ahrar Center Fuad al-Khuffash stated that, since the Israeli invasions started twelve days ago, Israeli […]

29 May
1:36

Kidnapped Stroke Survivor Held Under Administrative Detention

May 29, 2014 1:36 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Authorities have issued an arbitrary Administrative Detention order against a Palestinian who suffered a stroke prior to his arrest. He and his wife were kidnapped at the al-Karama crossing with Jordan. One day before his release, a detainee from Hebron receives a new Administrative Detention order. The Palestinian […]

03 Feb
5:45

Israel Renews Administrative Detention of Hamas MP

Israeli occupation forces renewed, on Sunday, the administrative detention of Hamas MP from Hebron, Hatim Qafisha,54.Media sources interested in prisoners affairs said that Qafisha’s administrative detention was supposed to end today., but that the occupation has renewed it for another six months, Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency has reported. Israeli […]

16 Nov
4:01

164 Detainees Held Under Administrative Detention Orders

November 16, 2013 4:01 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

[Saturday November 16, 2013] The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported that the current number of Palestinians imprisoned by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention Orders, without charges or any due process now stands at 164.The PPS said that the 164 administrative detainees are currently held in Majeddo and Ofer prisons, […]

13 Jun
1:50

Legislator Moved To Administrative Detention

June 13, 2013 1:50 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

On Wednesday [June 12 2013] an Israeli military court decided to imprison elected Palestinian Legislator, Abdul-Jabbar Foqaha, under arbitrary Administrative Detention, without charges, for six months.The army kidnapped the legislator on Wednesday [June 6] after dozens of soldiers invaded his home in the central West Bank city of Ramallah. Foqaha […]

11 Jun
10:30

Alleged “Anti-Terror Bill” to Legalize Administrative Detention

June 11, 2013 10:30 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Government passed Sunday [June 9 2013] the “Anti-Terror Bill”, authorizing harsher punishment against individuals suspected or convicted of aiding armed groups in the country, and anywhere in the world.Several human rights groups in Israel and around the world voiced serious concerns regarding direct human rights violations, especially since […]

15 May
5:23

Four Detained Legislators Receive Renewed Administrative Detention

May 15, 2013 5:23 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Ahrar Center for Detainees’ Studies and Human Rights reported Tuesday that four illegally imprisoned legislators, held at the Negev Israeli detention camp, received renewed Administrative Detention orders, for six additional months without charges or trial.The center said that the new orders were handed to detained legislator, Dr. Mahmoud Ar-Ramahi, […]

24 May
4:00

An Hour Before Release, Prisoner Transferred to Administrative Detention

May 24, 2012 4:00 PM William Temple Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

In a PNN report today, the Al-Ahrar Centre for Prisoners’ Studies and Human Rights stated that on Wednesday, May 23rd, prisoner Sameh Elaiwe, 50, was transferred from Nablus city to Administrative Detention one hour before his scheduled release date.Administrative detention is detention without charge or trial that is authorized by […]

06 Mar
7:49

Military Court Extends Administrative Detention Order Against PLC Member

The Israeli “Ofer” Military Court ruled, Monday, for extending the Administrative Detention order, for the second time, against elected Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) member, Mohammad Abu Teir, for additional six months. Abu Teir, 60, was kidnapped on September 6th, 2011, by the Israeli Army from his family’s home, in Kafr […]

01 Mar
8:41

Qaraqe’ Announces International Campaign Against Administrative Detention

March 1, 2012 8:41 PM Ghassan Bannoura Jenin, News Report, Prisoners 0

Palestinian Minister of Detainees, Issa Qaraqe’, announced today that his ministry is organizing an international campaign against Israeli administrative detention orders, and the ill-treatment of Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli jails. “This campaign an open invitation to all human-right groups and supporters of the Palestinian cause, governmental or non-governmental […]

24 Jan
4:01

Speaker Of Palestine Parliament Receives Six Months Administrative Detention

January 24, 2012 4:01 PM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, Ramallah 0

The Israeli Military Court at the Ofer Israeli prison, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, decided to imprison the elected head of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), Dr. Aziz Dweik, to six months administrative detention, an illegal arbitrary imprisonment ruling made by a military court.On Sunday, a court […]

24 Jun
3:38

Detained Legislator Receives Extended Administrative Detention Order

June 24, 2011 3:38 PM Saed Bannoura Hebron, News Report, Prisoners 0

An Israeli military court decided Thursday to renew, for six more months, the administrative detention order against elected legislator, Mohammad At-Til, from Al Thaheriyya town, south of the southern West bank city of Hebron.The Hamas’ Change and Reform Parliamentary Bloc, issued a press release denouncing the Israeli violation, and stated […]

09 May
10:53

Detained Legislator Receives Extended Administrative Detention Order

May 9, 2011 10:53 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Israeli Prison Authorities decided to renew the administrative detention order against elected legislator, Dr. Mahmoud Al Ramahi, for additional six months. Al Ramahi was placed under administrative detention, without charges, six months ago and was supposed to be released on Monday. The International Campaign for Releasing Detained Legislators slammed […]

23 Nov
10:53

Israel Renews Administrative Detention Against Member Of Nablus City Council

November 23, 2009 10:53 PM Saed Bannoura Nablus, News Report, Prisoners 0

The Tadamun (Solidarity) human rights institution reported that the Israeli Prison Authorities renewed the administrative detention against member of Nablus City Council, Dr. Majida Fidda, for additional three months without charges or trial.The pharmacist, Dr. Fidda was kidnapped by the Israeli forces on August 6, 2009. She was interrogated for […]

01 Aug
10:31

Female member of Nablus city council moved to administrative detention

August 1, 2008 10:31 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Ahrar Center for Detainees’ Studies reported that the Israeli Authorities transferred Kholoud Al Masry, 42, member of Nablus City Council, to administrative detention after a decision from a judge at an Israeli Military court. Her daughter, Safa’, stated that the Israeli Security Services claimed that they have a “secret […]

16 Jul
4:48

Detained Islamic Jihad leader transferred to administrative detention after serving a 5-year sentenc

July 16, 2008 4:48 AM Saed Bannoura Jenin, News Report, Prisoners 0

After being sentenced by an Israeli court and imprisoned to five years, the Israeli authorities transferred Sheikh Bassam Al Sa’ady, 48, from the Jenin refugee camp, to administrative detention instead of releasing him. His wife, Nawal, who was also imprisoned by Israel, stated that he was getting ready to be […]

20 Jun
6:23

30 detainees transferred to administrative detention last week

June 20, 2008 6:23 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The media office at the Nafha Society for Defending Human Rights and Detainees Rights reported on Thursday that Israeli Prison Authorities issued 30 administrative detention orders last week. The office added that one of the detainees, Zuhri Lubbada, who is suffering from a kidney failure, is among the detainees who […]

18 Jun
7:26

After rejecting deportation, female detainee receives extended administrative detention orders

June 18, 2008 7:26 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

The Palestine News Network reported on Tuesday that detainee Nora Al Hshlamoon, 37, was informed that she will be under administrative detention for additional three months after she rejected an Israeli offer to be deported to Jordan for three years instead of imprisonment. This is the ninth extension of her […]

17 Jun
7:30

Seven female detainees are currently under administrative detention

June 17, 2008 7:30 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, West Bank 0

The Israeli Prison Administration transferred two female detainees who were kidnapped recently by the army in Bethlehem to administrative detention without any charges or trial. The number of female detainees who are imprisoned under administrative detention orders arrived to seven. Recently, the Israeli authorities transferred Salwa Riziq, from Al Khader […]

02 Jun
10:35

Ofar Military court extends administrative detention remand of Qalqilia mayor for the third time

June 2, 2008 10:35 AM Saed Bannoura News Report, Prisoners, Qalqilia 0

The Ofer Israeli Military Court, located near the Palestinian central West Bank city of Ramallah, extended for the third time the administrative detention remand of Qalqilia Mayor, Wajeeh Qawwas, without pressing any charges against him. Qawwas, 42, was kidnapped by the Israeli forces on May, 23, 2007. Qalqilia is located […]