Tag Archives: Prisoners

No to G4S

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

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Mahmoud Sarsak interviewed in the Sunday Herald

An interview with  Mahmoud Sarsak, footballer with Palestinian national team, ex-political prisoner and hunger striker is published in today’s Sunday Herald.

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Public meeting with Mahmoud Sarsak, Palestinian footballer and hunger striker

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

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A battle for all Palestinians

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.

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Sahar Francis, Director of Addameer, will be visiting Dundee this Saturday, 16th February

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

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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

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Addameer Offices Raided by Israeli Occupying Forces

 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

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Palestine Solidarity Project – Newsletter (September 2012)

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

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Children in Chains – Israel’s Twilight Zone

On Saturday 10th November a seminar has been organised by the Scottish Friends of Palestine and the EIS to explore the reality for Palestinian children under occupation. It will also discuss the obligations on the state of Israel, as an … Continue reading

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Call for Action – Zakaria Zubeidi

  On the 9th of September Zakaria Zubeidi announced that he will embark on a death fast, a complete food and fluid strike, in response to the continuous postponement of his release from Palestinian Authority prison. This effectively means that unless … Continue reading

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