Omar Khatib

IBAHRI calls on Israel to release the arbitrarily detained French-Palestinian lawyer Salah Hammouri

The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) calls for the immediate release from Hadarim Prison of Salah Hammouri, a French-Palestinian lawyer and human rights defender. Hammouri has been arrested and deprived of his liberty by Israeli authorities since March 2022 under ‘administrative detention’ – a system of imprisonment without charge, trial or time limit. This type of detention alleges …

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I’m a French-Palestinian detained in an Israeli jail – here’s what’s really happening

On 18 August, Israeli occupation forces raided and closed the offices of seven Palestinian civil society organisations (CSOs) in the West Bank, including the offices of Addameer, the prisoner’s rights organisation I used to serve as a lawyer. The targeted CSOs include some of the most important human rights groups and popular organisations in Palestine, …

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Statement on the second renewal of the Administrative Detention of HDR Salah Hammouri

Today, September 4, 2022— only hours from his expected release from Hadarim prison— the Israeli occupation renewed the administrative detention of Salah for another three months. Once more, neither Salah nor his legal representation were informed about the renewal decision leaving Salah, his family and loved ones in a state of continuous anxiety and psychological …

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