Addameer Lawyer Salah Hamouri Conditionally Released by Court

Salah Hamouri, a lawyer for Adameer, the Palestinian Prisoner and Human Rights Association, was conditionally released from detention on Tuesday, July 8, by the Israeli Court of First Instance, after he had been arrested on June 30 in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. On July 1, Hamouri’s detention was extended for another seven days,…

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…

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Field Researcher Salah Hamouri Seized by Occupation Forces

Salah Hamouri, Addameer’s field researcher and advocate for Palestinian prisoners’ rights, was arrested by Israeli occupation forces in a pre-dawn raid on his home in the neighborhood of Kufr Aqab on Wednesday, August 23. Later, Hamouri was taken to Russian Compound Israeli interrogation center in west Jerusalem, where his detention was extended until Sunday, August  27, for…

Salah Hamouri at the European Parliament

Palestinian NGO Fights Revoking of Salah Hamouri’s Residency Rights

On Tuesday June 29, Israel’s new Minister of the Interior, the far-right politician from Yamina Ayelet Shaked, announced her adoption of the ministry’s bureaucratic recommendation to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinian attorney and activist Salah Hamouri who lives in occupied East Jerusalem. Shaked justified her approving the process based on Hamouri’s “breach of allegiance.”…

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France Protests Plans to Expel Palestinian Atty. Salah Hamouri

France has registered an official protest against Israel’s planned deportation of the Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hamouri. Paris asked Israel on Sunday, September 14, to postpone his expulsion and allow Hamouri, who is a French citizen, to be reunited with his family in Jerusalem. Israel’s Foreign Ministry deputy director-general for Europe, Anna Azari, told the French Ambassador…

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…

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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,…