Israel Extends Again “Administrative Detention” of Palestinian-French Lawyer

The Palestinian-French lawyer, Salah Hamouri, will spend at least three more months detained without charge under a controversial Israeli occupation practice. Hamouri has been arrested and jailed by Israeli authorities on several occasions during the last ten years. Att. Salah Hamouri (Photo: Justice for Salah Hamouri) Israeli authorities overnight Sunday-Monday extended the detention of Hamouri,…

Israel Extends ‘Administrative Detention’ of Palestinian-French Lawyer

A Palestinian-French lawyer, Salah Hamouri, will spend at least three more months detained without charge under a controversial Israeli occupation practice. Hamouri has been arrested and jailed by Israeli authorities on several occasions, including in 2005. Att. Salah Hamouri (Photo: Syndicat des avocats de France) Israeli authorities overnight Sunday-Monday extended the detention of Hamouri, 37,…

Imprisoned Palestinian Lawyer Makes Submission to the International Criminal Court

Civil society and human organizations welcomed a communication submitted to the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on behalf of 37-year-old, Palestinian-French and human rights defender, and lawyer, Salah Hamouri, which details years of persecution and new tactics to forcibly transfer Palestinians from occupied Jerusalem. The Center for Constitutional Rights…

Palestinian Lawyer Sues Pegasus Spyware Maker in France

Palestinian lawyer Salah Hamouri, who is in Israeli “administrative” detention, filed a complaint in France Tuesday against surveillance firm NSO Group for having “illegally infiltrated” his mobile phone with the spyware Pegasus. In October 2021, Hamouri contacted Front Line Defenders to initiate an examination of his phone after learning of the infiltration of other Palestinian…

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…

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,…