Ahrar Center: One martyr and 278 arrests in the West Bank and Gaza during September

Ahrar- The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has issued its monthly report on Israeli arrests in West Bank and Gaza Strip during September. The report said that 278 Palestinians have been arrested and one was killed by Israeli soldiers. The highest numbers of detainees during September were from al-Khalil, where 81 arrests were reported. Meanwhile, 62 Palestinian were detained in Jerusalem ...

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Bethlehem prisoner ends 4-month hunger strike

Ahrar--Palestinian prisoner Ayman Hamdan, 32 from the city of Bethlehem, on Wednesday ended a three month hunger strike after a deal with the Israeli prison administration, his family said. For his part, Daoud Hamdan captive Ayman's brother told Ahrar Center for the Studies of prisoners and human rights that his brother suspended his hunger strike this morning, after the prison administration agreed to redu ...

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Ahrar Denounces Kidnapping Of Former Detainee

Ahrar-- The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights stated that Israeli soldiers kidnapped Sami Hussein, 44, from the central West Bank city of Ramallah, as he was heading to the Al-Quds University in Abu Dis, east of Jerusalem. Fuad Al-Khoffash, head of the Ahrar Center, stated that the army kidnaps Hussein every single year, and places him under arbitrary Administrative Detention without charg ...

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Ahrar: The IOF killed 6 Palestinians and detained 250 others in August

Ahrar-- Ahrar center for human rights said that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed six Palestinian citizens and detained 250 others in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip during August. According to a monthly report released by the center, five Palestinians from Gaza were among the detainees during the reporting month, including journalist Alaa Mukbel, director of the Palestinian information authority ...

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Prisoners’ support group says Jerusalemite Palestinians are pre-Oslo

Ahrar-- According to Ahrar Centre for Prisoners' Studies and Human Rights, Israel still has a number of prisoners from Jerusalem who have been in prison since before the signing of the Oslo Accords more than 20 years ago. The men have been neglected by all peace agreements and Israel has refused consistently to release them over the past two decades. Fouad Khuffash, the centre's director, said that five pri ...

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Palestinian prisoner Dirar Abu Sisi to end hunger strike

Ahrar—The head of Ahrar center for Prisoners’ studies and human rights, Fuad Al-Khuffash, said today that prisoner Dirar Abu Sisi has reached a deal with the Israeli prison service (IPS) to end a hunger strike in return for an end to his continued isolation. Under the agreement, Eng. Dirar will be moved to Eshel prison with three Palestinian prisoners who will be exchanged every three months. Dirar will be ...

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Ahrar: Abu Sisi continues his hunger strike for the 13th day in a row

Ahrar-- Ahrar center for prisoners' studies said that the isolated prisoner Dirar Abu Sisi continued his hunger strike for the 13th day in a row despite his deteriorating health condition. Abu Sisi's family told Ahrar center that Dirar has stopped eating and taking medication, while the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) prevented doctors from checking on his health condition and only allowed lawyers to meet him. ...

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IOA postpones Mona Ka’adan trial

Ahrar-- An Israeli court has postponed the trial of the female captive Mona Ka'adan, 43,  from the city of Jenin to October 18, Ahrar center for prisoners' studies said. Fouad Khuffash, the director of the center, said on Tuesday that the occupation authorities postponed Ka'adan's trial several times without any justification despite her difficult health situation. He noted that Mona is deprived of family v ...

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125 Palestinians in administrative detention

Ahrar-- A human rights group said that the Israeli occupation authority was holding 125 Palestinians in administrative detention, without trial or charge. Ahrar center for prisoners’ studies and human rights said in a statement that most of those detainees were liberated prisoners. The center said that most of the detainees are held in the Negev desert prison while 39 are held in Ofer jail and a few in Megi ...

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Palestinian prisoners give IPS 48 hours to end isolation of Abu Sisi

Ahrar-- Palestinian prisoners in Israeli occupation jails have given the Israeli prion service (IPS) 48 hours to end the isolation of Dirar Abu Sisi, a human rights center said on Wednesday. The Ahrar center for studies and human rights said in a statement that Palestinian prisoners in Nafha, Eshel, and Raymon had decided to support the case of Abu Sisi by all means available. They threatened to escalate th ...

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