Some 1,000 Palestinians living in the southern West Bank, nearly half of them children, are facing forced eviction; some of their buildings are already being demolished, and their movement is restricted.
Two men known only as “A.M.Gh.” and “H.J.Kh.” were executed at the Jawazat police compound in Gaza on 22 June. They were convicted of “collaborating with the enemy”. At least 22 more people are at risk of execution.
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Detainees end hunger strike, need treatment
Palestinian administrative detainees Ja’far Izz al-Din and Tareq Qa’dan suspended their hunger strikes on 27 February 2013 after the Israeli military prosecution stated that their current detention orders would not be renewed. They are currently held in the clinic at Ramleh prison, amid continuing...
Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Palestinian detainee resumes hunger strike: Samer al-Barq
Administrative detainee Samer al-Barq was denied a family visit on 12 March, apparently to punish him for resuming his hunger strike on 27 February in protest at the renewal of his administrative order despite previous assurances by the Israeli authorities. He is currently held in Hadarim prison in...
Israel & the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Fears for Palestinian hunger strikers’ lives
Samer al-Barq and Hassan Safadi’s latest administrative detention orders have been confirmed. They have been on hunger strike since 22 May and 21 June 2012, in protest against their detention without charge and ill-treatment. Their lives are in imminent danger.
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Hunger strikers ill-treated by prison guards
Administrative detainees Hassan Safadi and Samer al-Barq have been on hunger strike since 21 June and 22 May 2012 respectively. They have reportedly been repeatedly ill-treated by Israeli Prison Service (IPS) guards since 30 July. Their health was assessed by an independent doctor on 2 August and...
Na’el Jamal Qandil Doghmosh, Hazem Hilmi Herez and one other man known only as “F.T.W.” were executed by hanging in the Gaza Strip on 17 July. At least one of them had been convicted after he was reported to have been tortured to make him “confess” to murder. Two further men at risk of execution.
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Health fears for Palestinian hunger striker: Akram Rikhawi
Palestinian prisoner Akram Rikhawi’s life is in grave danger. He has been on hunger strike since 12 April 2012 and is being held in an Israeli prison clinic which cannot provide the specialist care he needs. He is suffering from various chronic health conditions including diabetes, asthma,...
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Hunger striker nears death in prison clinic: Mahmoud al-Sarsak
Hunger-striking Palestinian footballer Mahmoud al-Sarsak is very close to death, but Israeli officials still refuse to allow his admission to a hospital able to provide the care he needs. Administrative detainee Tha’er Halahleh was released on 5 June 2012.
At least four men from Gaza City are facing execution in the Gaza Strip. One of them, Na’el Jamal Qandil Doghmosh, was sentenced to death after, according to his family, he was tortured to make him “confess” to a murder.
Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories: Further information: Footballer’s hunger strike continues: Mahmoud al-Sarsak
The health of Palestinian footballer Mahmoud al-Sarsak, on hunger strike in an Israeli prison, is deteriorating. Other administrative detainees who had also been on hunger strike have stopped following a deal with the Israeli authorities. Mahmoud al-Sarsak is continuing his hunger strike in demand...
Two Palestinian hunger strikers’ lives are in danger, as the Israeli Supreme Court has delayed ruling on the appeal against their detention without charge or trial. Other administrative detainees on hunger strike are still denied access to independent doctors.