Israel: Immediately release Palestinian hunger striker Samer Al-Barq, Hassan Safadi and prisoner Akram Rikhawi

Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of the State of Israel, [email protected] Re: Israel: Immediately release Palestinian hunger striker Samer Al-Barq,Hassan Safadi andprisoner Akram Rikhawi Dear Prime Minister of the State of Israel, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for I have been informed by Physicians for Human Rights-Israel (PHR-IL), Addameer Prisoner Support and [...]

Act now: more Palestinian hunger strikers in hospital with serious health problems (VIDEO)

Yesterday, Palestinian lawmaker and leader of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Ahmad Saadat was moved to Ramleh prison hospital by the Israeli Prison Service, according to Maan News Agency. Saadat joined the mass hunger strike which started on 17 April. One day earlier, Muhammad Halas was moved to an Israeli hospital after 12 [...]

Israeli military court rejects appeal of hunger striker Khader Adnan

That is what Randa Adnan, the wife of Khader Adnan, 33, said yesterday,  the day that an Israeli military judge rejected his appeal against his administrative detention. Today, Tuesday 14 February Adnan enters the 59th day of his hungerstrike. This is how the human rights organisation Addameer described the situation :  Blog this! Bookmark on [...]

Hunger striking Khader Adnan is fast approaching death

Both Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch called on Israel last week to either bring charges against him or immediately release Khader Adnan, 33, is – what is unlawful -  kept in administrative detention and is in hunger strike since his arrest in December.    As the human rights organisation Addameer stated: Blog this! Bookmark on [...]

Israel’s long-term isolation of Mahmoud Issa is sickening

Mahmoud Issa Moussa Dar Issa has been held in isolation in Israeli prisons for several periods since his detention in 1993. At the time of his arrest, Mahmoud acted as manager of the Jerusalem office of a newspaper published in Umm al-Fahm, Haifa. He was sentenced to three life terms and 49 years in September [...]

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