At least 400 Palestinian children have been arrested by Israeli authorities since the beginning of the year, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PSS) said. In a statement released to mark International Children’s Day which will be marked tomorrow, the PSS stated: “The Israeli occupation authorities have arrested 400 Palestinian children under[…]
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[…]
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[…]
A Cape Town family is desperate for help to bring their daughter who is being detained in Oman back home. Chloe Collins (23) from Kraaifontein went to Oman for work earlier this year. She was working in the hospitality industry in that country at the time. But she has been[…]
The following is a transcript of the talk delivered by Jaamia Galant at the Daroel Ielm Institute as part of a lecture series on the life and legacy of Imam Abdullah Haron I was just a toddler when Imam Haron was killed in detention in September 1969. But I grew[…]
A new study has thrown the spotlight onto detention before trial and the extent of it’s consequences. Among the findings were how policing differs in more affluent areas, detainees suffer socio-economic challenges after being released and their absence at home has a knock-on effect on their families. Researcher at the[…]
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[…]
The Muslim Judicial Council has urged Imāms to read the following statement of support and reflection on the life of Imām Abdullah Haron (Raḥimahu Allāh), to mark his birthday on Friday 8 February. This year marks the 50th year in which Imām Abdullah Haron was killed by the former apartheid[…]
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[…]
Israeli forces overnight Sunday detained 32 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem, Palestinian sources and the Israeli army said. In the village of Nabi Saleh northwest of Ramallah, Israeli forces detained six Palestinians after ransacking and searching their homes. They were identified as Anan Naji al-Tamimi, 20,[…]
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