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Category Archives: Prisoners
Three security guards employed by the private security firm G4S have evaded prosecution over the death of Angolan asylum seeker, Jimmy Mugenga, who died of suffocation after being held down during a deportation attempt. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/17/jimmy-mubenga-death-no-prosecution G4S has also been in … Continue reading
An interview with Mahmoud Sarsak, footballer with Palestinian national team, ex-political prisoner and hunger striker is published in today’s Sunday Herald.
Monday 10 June at 7.30pm in Dundee Community Centre, 7 Guthrie Street, DD1 5DR https://www.facebook.com/events/539543212772671/ Mahmoud Sarsak was a member of the Palestinian national football team who was seized by Israeli troops, held without charge and tortured over many weeks … Continue reading
Today’s Guardian carries an article by Samer Issawi, a Palestinian political prisoner currently on hunger strike in an Israeli prison, which describes his story and why he and fellow prisoners have taken this action against the Israeli occupation.
She will be speaking at a lunchtime meeting at 1pm in Dundee University Tower Building (Baxter Suite room 1.35) ALL WELCOME Food available Addameer is a Palestinian NGO that works to support Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli and Palestinian … Continue reading
The following post is from the Medical Aid for Palestinians website on 24 January 2013 Israeli army and settler violence continues: six Palestinians killed by Israeli forces and dozens injured in a fortnight Since 11 January, six young Palestinians have been … Continue reading
Urgent Action Alert: Defend Addameer and Raided Palestinian Grassroots and Civil Society Institutions!
At 3 a.m. on December 11, Israeli occupation forces raided the offices of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees, and the Palestinian NGO Network. Click here to take action to defend human rights defenders! … Continue reading
Addameer Offices Raided by Israeli Occupying Forces This Morning Ramallah, 11 December 2012 – At 3 am this morning, 11 December 2012, the Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights office was raided by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF). Four laptops, … Continue reading
The Palestine Solidarity Project’s September Newsletter is now available. Articles include a report on the successful demonstration close to the illegal settlement of Gush Eztion; further child arrests in the village of Beit Ommar; families who have received house demolition orders … Continue reading