Palestinian Authority: Further information on prisoner of conscience / legal concern: Muhammad Dahman
Muhammad Dahman, Director of the Gaza Office of the human rights organization "al-Damir", was arrested on 12 August 1996 by the Palestinian Intelligence Service after having issued a communique calling for an investigation into alleged suicide after interrogation of Nahid Dahlan. On 15 August the State Security Court extended Muhammad Dahman's detention for a further 15 days while police "pursue the investigation" into the case.
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