Attorney Salah Hamouri during an interview on Radio Beur in Paris

Detention of Palestinian-French Lawyer Extended by 3 Months

On Saturday, June 23, Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hamouri attended a confirmation hearing in Jerusalem District Court where Israel’s administrative detention order against him was renewed for another three months. Hamouri, a human rights defender and field researcher with Addameer, which supports Palestinian political prisoners, was taken from his home in a raid by Israeli forces…

Report: Jan−Feb 2018, Israel Detained 1,319 Palestinians

During January and February 2018, Israeli Occupation Forces arrested 1,319 Palestinians from the occupied Palestinian territories, including 274 children, 23 women and 4 journalists. These figures appear in a report released last week following its joint preparation by four Palestinian NGOs: the Prisoners and Liberties Affairs Association, the Palestinian Prisoner Club, the Addameer Prisoner Support…

Salah Hamouri

Israel Extends Administrative Detention of Palestinian-French Human Rights Worker

Israeli military occupation authorities renewed on Monday, February 26, the administrative detention of Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri for an additional four months Hamouri, who works with the prisoners’ rights group Addameer has been held by Israel since its military forces detained him last August. Under administrative detention, a holdover from British colonial rule,…

Addameer's field researcher Salah Hamouri detained by Israeli forces during a raid on August 23, 2017

Amnesty Int’l Condemns Israel’s Detention of Palestinian Attorney

Responding to the news that an Israeli court has confirmed the six month administrative detention order for Salah Hammouri, a field researcher for the Palestinian human rights NGO Addameer, Amnesty International has condemned the far-right Israeli government’s decision to imprison the Palestinian-French Attorney under the widely condemned policy which allows for internment without charge or…

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…