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UFree Exclusive: More than 40 Members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (MPLC) kidnapped since 2006

“UFree Network: Israeli occupation keeps until today 23 MPLCs in detention"   Israeli occupation authorities continue to captive twenty three elected members of the Palestinian Legislative Council for their political activities, and....

Jan 02, 2012

International strategy for Palestinian prisoners needed

Political prisoners, their families, and their concerns and causes enjoy massive support in Palestinian society. Palestinians who may have never joined a boycott campaign or acted to break the siege of Gaza routinely demonstrate for the rights of det....

Feb 05, 2012

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....

Jan 18, 2012

IPU discusses Palestinian parliamentarians in Israeli Jails

The IPU Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians said on Tuesday that it examined, recently, the cases of Palestinian parliamentarians held in Israeli jails. These include a group of 20 members of the Change and Reform Party who were electe....

Jan 17, 2012

"Sometimes I feel my stomach will explode": Israel subjects teen prisoner to medical negligence

Palestinian youth in Beit Ommar face regular repression, arrest and detention by Israeli soldiers during demonstrations against encroaching settlements and land confiscation.    ( ....

Jan 08, 2012

Israeli forces arrest 16 people across West Bank

 Israeli military forces arrested 16 people overnight Wednesday and early Thursday, the army and local officials said. An Israeli army spokeswoman said four people were arrested in Madama village, Nablus, four in Asira al-Qibliya, also in Nab....


Israeli ban on family visits to Gazan prisoners violates international law

Palestinian human rights organization Addameer condemned Israel’s ban on family visits to prisoners from Gaza in Israeli jails in a press statement of 27 December. Israel prohibited these visits in June 2007 following the Ha....

Jan 01, 2012

Press TV interview with UFree coordinator in London on the release of 550 Palestinian prisoners

The prisoner exchange deal with the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas has been completed with the release of 550 Palestinians. On October 18, 477 Palestinian prisoners were freed from Israel's jails as the first part of the deal to release ....

Dec 25, 2011

Report on the first international conference on the rights of Palestinian prisoners and detainees in Geneva

I am pleased to share with you our report of our inaugural conference held at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva this year. The conference was the first of its kind – with participants from all over the world – to discuss the pligh....

Dec 25, 2011

Israeli policies disconnect Palestinian political prisoners from their families

Prison officers have unleashed a new wave of oppression against prisoners. Letters to families sent by Palestinian political prisoners have ‘disappeared’, writes Ameer Makhoulin a letter to me dated 13 December. Several prisoners hav....

Dec 29, 2011

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