Tag Archives: amnesty

Qassem: PA arrest campaigns protect the occupation

Note from occpal: Previously by Israel released prisoners received a Presidential Pardon of Peres. Also called Amnesty or Clemency by law to restore ones civil rights and being totally pardoned for the (alleged) crimes if even in the case of Palestinians’ ever charged before at all. Re-arresting pardoned prisoners without any charge is a severe […]

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#PalHunger | The prisoners Committee: re-arrest of liberated prisoners is a betrayal | @Ufreenetwork

Note from occpal: Previously by Israel released prisoners received a Presidential Pardon of Peres.  Also called Amnesty or Clemency by law to restore ones civil rights and being totally pardoned for the (alleged) crimes if even in the case of Palestinians’ ever charged before at all. Re-arresting pardoned prisoners without any charge is a severe […]

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Amnesty: Israel should let Syria refugees enter Golan

Maan News Agency | July 21, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International has contacted Israeli Minister of Defense Ehud Barak after he was quoted as saying he would act to prevent Syrian refugees from entering Israeli-occupied areas of Syria. “They (refugees) have not chosen to come close to us, but in the event of the […]

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Israeli forces re-arrest liberated Jerusalemite prisoner Samer Al-Aisawi

Note occpal: All released prisoners in the ‘Shalit-exchange deal’ received a presidential Pardon (=Amnesty) by President Perez. Yet many are rearrested again with no charges nor trial. [ PIC 08/07/2012 – 08:52 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces re-arrested liberated Jerusalemite prisoner Samer Al-Aisawi from his home in Aisawiye town east of occupied […]

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#PalHunger | Amnesty: Release or hospitalize hunger striker Mahmoud Sarsak

LIVE BLOG ▶ DEMAND ISRAEL TO RELEASE MAHMOUDSARSAK Maan News Agency | June 14, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian soccer player on hunger strike for three months should be admitted to hospital or released, Amnesty International said Thursday. Mahmoud al-Sarsak was detained in 2009 and is being held under a form of detention that […]

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#PalHunger | Amnesty int’l calls on Israel to end administrative detention

[ PIC 06/06/2012 – 03:51 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Amnesty international on Wednesday demanded Israel to release or charge all Palestinians administratively detained in its jails and to stop ignoring its repeated appeals in this regard. The administrative detention law is a relic from the British mandate over Palestine before the emergence of the Zionist […]

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#PalHunger | Israel: The injustice and secrecy surrounding administrative detention

A Palestinian woman protests against the Israeli practice of detention without trial or charge. © ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/GettyImagesAmnesty International | June 6, 2012 “ For decades, Amnesty International has urged Israel to end the practice of administrative detention and to release detainees or charge them with an internationally recognizable criminal offence and try them according to […]

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Amnesty International raps Tel Aviv violating Palestinian rights

Amnesty International condemns the Israeli violation of Palestinians’ rights. (File photo) PressTV | Fri May 25, 2012 10:25AM GMT Amnesty International has, in a detailed report, exposed Israel’s violation of human rights and denounced Tel Aviv’s policies on Palestinians. In its rights report for 2012, Amnesty International condemned Israel for its use of torture, restriction […]

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Take action now: Amnesty issues urgent alert for Palestine hunger strikers who are near death | #PalHunger

Electronic Intifada | Ali Abunimah on Fri, 05/04/2012 – 22:44 A Palestinian woman holds a picture of prisoners jailed in Israel during a rally in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, in the West Bank city of Nablus, 3 May, 2012 (APA images) Amnesty International today issued a call for urgent action from individuals […]

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL | Stop excessive force against demonstrators

Maan News Agency | March 30, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International’s deputy director for the Middle East and north Africa called Friday for Israel to stop using excessive force against demonstrators. Ann Harrison said reports that dozens were hurt at demonstrations were “extremely worrying, particularly in the light of frequent and persistent use of […]

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AMNESTY | Palestinian detainee Hana Shalabi in Gaza deportation deal should be released to West Bank

Amnesty International | March 30, 2012 Hana Shalabi’s case has seen wide support among Palestinians in the West Bank. © ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images “ Amnesty International fears the deal may amount to a forcible deportation given Hana Shalabi’s medical condition and the denial of access to independent doctors and lawyers. ” Source: Ann Harrison, Amnesty […]

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Amnesty: Leftist writer Qatamesh a prisoner of conscience

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 7 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian academic who received a third six-month administrative detention order on March 1 should be considered a prisoner of conscience and released unconditionally, Amnesty International said Tuesday. Ahmad Qatamesh has been held without charge or trial since April 21, 2011. He was given a […]

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Amnesty Calls for Release of Nabi Saleh Activist Bassem Tamimi

WAFA NEWS MARCH 3 2012 LONDON, March 3, 2012 (WAFA) – The London-based Amnesty International (AI) Friday called for the immediate release of Basem Tamimi, a civic activist from the Ramallah area village of Nabi Saleh, arrested for his peaceful protest against Israeli takeover of village land for settlement expansion. Describing Tamimi as “Palestinian human […]

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Occupation Authority Releases Palestinian Prisoner

QATAR NEWS AGENCY MARCH 2 2012 Ramallah, March 02 (QNA) – The Israeli occupation authorities has released Naji Al-Tamimi, an activist leader from the Popular Palestinian Popular Resistance Movement (Uprising) after nearly a year of prison. Al-Tamimi was sentenced to a one year prison term and a ten thousand shekels a financial fine after being […]

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Amnesty: Release prisoner of conscience Bassem Tamimi

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 2 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Anti-wall protest organizer Bassem Tamimi is a prisoner of conscience and should be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International reiterated Friday. Tamimi was arrested in March and charged with “incitement and support of a hostile organization, organizing and participating in unauthorized processions, incitement to throwing […]

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