Administrative detention in Israeli prisons
Palestinian administrative detainee released Palestinian administrative detainee Maher al-Akhras free at last

Maher al-Akhras who was sent into administrative detention in July was released on November 26. He had gone on a 104-day hunger strike demanding his freedom

Palestinian detainee Maher al-Akhras ends 104-day hunger strike, to be released on November 26

49-year-old Maher al-Akhras, who has been in administrative detention since July, will be released when his current term of detention ends on November 26. He has lost over 40 kg due to his hunger strike

COVID threat in prison Incarcerated people among the most vulnerable to Coronavirus infection

There is a growing demand for releasing prisoners worldwide as prison facilities in most countries are overcrowded and lack basic hygienic conditions, jeopardizing the implementation of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19

Palestinian minor prisoners B’tselem report highlights ordeal of Palestinian minor prisoners in Israeli administrative detention

The report details how Palestinian minors have been kept in administrative detention for indefinite and prolonged periods, even in the absence of charges. It also sheds light on the fraud and rushed prosecutions and hearings, and the harsh judgments despite the lack of evidence against minors

Pro-Israel group in the US called a “hate group” by Congresswoman McCollum

US Congresswoman Betty McCollum is among the targets of an ad campaign run by the pro-Israeli lobbying group, AIPAC which called her “more sinister” than ISIS for her advocacy of Palestinian rights

Palestinian administrative detainee released after 116 days of hunger strike

Ahmad Zahran has been released after an agreement was reached between him and the Israeli prison administration

Ahmad Zahran Palestinian administrative detainee ends 116-day long hunger strike

Palestinian detainee Ahmad Zahran has agreed to go through a security interrogation, following which his long standing demand for an end to his illegal administrative detention will be considered by the court

Israel transfers 60 minor Palestinian prisoners to solitary confinement Israel transfers 60 minor Palestinian prisoners to solitary confinement

The move by Israel to place minors in solitary confinement has angered their adult overseers and evoked widespread criticism from Palestinian society and elsewhere

The continuing ordeal of Ahmad Zahran

An Israeli court refused to release Palestinian administrative detainee Ahmad Zahran who has been on hunger strike for 109 days. The court said that an investigation into his release could not be conducted until he withdrew his protest

Palestinian administrative detainee Ahmad Zahran has been on hunger strike for 100 days

Israeli authorities had earlier committed to not renewing his period of administrative detention once it expired in October but failed to honor their promise. This led Ahmad Zahran to once again launch a hunger strike

Black Bag_The story of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails Black Bag: The story of Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails

The film is produced by a Palestinian NGO, The Center for Defense of Liberties and Civil Rights “Hurryyat” and the Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs.

Administrative detention Israel Jordanian nationals Heba al-Labadi and Abdulrahman Mar’i released by Israel

Heba al-Labadi and Abdulrahman Mar’i were arrested in August and September and were held in administrative detention despite no charges being filed against them

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