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Three Palestinian prisoners launch hunger strike to protest administrative detention

Three Palestinian prisoners imprisoned at Ofer Detention Centre, southwest of occupied Ramallah, launched an open-ended hunger strike to protest against their administrative detention, reported the Palestinian news agency WAFA. The Prisoners Affairs Commission announced that Maher Al-Akhras, Mohammad Wahdan, and Musa Zahran, are under administrative detention, a system that allows[…]

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No charges yet for SA citizen detained in Oman

The family of a South African citizen currently held in detention by Omani authorities say she has not been formally charged. It’s believed that 23-year-old Chloe Collins was arrested in relation to the role she allegedly played in assisting her brother to leave the Middle Eastern country. It is suspected[…]

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50 years since Imam Haron’s arrest

Tuesday 28th May will mark 50 years since the fateful day of Imam Abdullah Haron’s arrest, which set in motion a chain of events that changed the course of history.  On 28 May 1969, the scholar and political activist was arrested at his home and held incommunicado for 123 days[…]

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Israeli forces detain famed Khader Adnan

Israeli forces on Monday afternoon detained former Palestinian prisoner Khader Adnan, most famous for undertaking two grueling hunger strikes to secure his release from Israel’s prisons. Witnesses told Ma’an that an Israeli military vehicle stopped a private car Adnan was driving near Silwad village east of Ramallah and took him[…]

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