Salah Hamouri at the Fête de l’Humanité Communist daily newspaper near Paris in 2012

Salah Hamouri Jailed for 3 Months in Lieu of Administrative Detention

The Jerusalem District Court has reinstated a previous prison sentence from 2005 for Addameer’s Palestinian-French field researcher and human rights defender Salah Hamouri’s, who was issued a six months administrative detention order on August 29, 2017. During the order’s confirmation hearing last Thursday, August 31, the judge decided to replace the administrative detention order with…

Salah Hamouri and Fadwa Barghouti, the wife of imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti, at the Fête de l’Humanité Communist daily newspaper near Paris in 2012.

Israel Sentences Salah Hamouri to Detention without Charge or Trial

An Israeli court sentenced Salah Hamouri, a human rights defender and field researcher for Palestinian prisoners’ rights group Addameer, to six months of administrative detention − imprisonment without charge or trial − on Tuesday, August 30, in what  Addameer said was “part of a systematic policy of disempowerment.” According to Addameer’s statement, the court’s initial…

Israeli doctor participating in a demonstration organized by Physicians for Human Rights in Jerusalem: "I practice medicine, not torture."

Cabinet Weighs Importing Foreign MDs to Force-Feed Hunger Strikers

Israel’s far-right government is considering importing foreign doctors to force-feed Palestinian hunger strikers if Israeli doctors continue to refuse taking part in the practice. The Israel Medical Association has advised its physician members not to participate in any force-feeding, deeming the practice inhumane. Israel’s Channel 2 reported Thursday, May 5, that the government intends to…