Omar Khatib

Urgent Action: Salah Hammouri on Ninth Day of Hunger Strike

03 October 2022 The Justice for Salah campaign is extremely alarmed by the inhumane treatment of the Israeli apartheid regime against our colleague, human rights defender (HRD), and lawyer Mr. Salah Hammouri. The recent punitive act of holding Mr. Hammouri in solitary confinement in Hadarim high-security prison and depriving him of salt, as a result of joining a …

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“Our choice is freedom”: Denise Hammouri’s letter to Macron

“Our choice is freedom. We will continue our struggle, knowing what awaits us: repression, abuse,isolation, confiscation of our clothes and photos of our children, being thrown into cells and deprived ofeverything except our bodies and our pain”Mr. President,With these words, 30 Palestinian political prisoners under the administrative detention regime began ahunger strike on September 25 …

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Salah Hamouri: Palestinian rights lawyer in Israeli prison goes on hunger strike

Prominent French-Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri has gone on hunger strike to protest his detention without charge by Israel for the past six months. Hamouri, 37, was arrested on 7 March at his home in the Kufr Aqab neighbourhood in occupied East Jerusalem, and has since been held in administrative detention – an Israeli policy largely used against Palestinians to …

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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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