Ahmad Sa’adat Denied Granddaughters Visit in Court

Occupied Ramallah, 27 May 2013 – On 21 May 2013, Addameer received a final rejection from Lod Magistrate Court for our continued appeal for prisoners to be able to receive visits from their grandchildren. The appeal was made in the name of detainee Ahmad Sa’adat to receive visits from his ...

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National Lawyers Guild supports Hunger Striking Prisoners

The National Lawyers Guild passed the following resolution unanimously today at its convention in Philadelphia. The convention passed numerous other resolutions, including supporting the Occupy Wall Street/Occupy Everywhere movement (to which numerous Guild lawyers provide legal support), ...

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National Lawyers Guild (U.S.) demands action from ICRC for Palestinian prisoners

The Free Palestine Subcommittee and the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild wrote to the International Committee of the Red Cross, calling upon it to take action to pressure Israel to meet the demands of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike. The open-ended hunger strike has ...

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Sa’adat calls for freedom of Palestinian prisoners in meeting with Palestine ’48 leader

Ahmad Sa’adat, General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, called for the release of all political prisoners in Palestinian jails, emphasizing the importance of the rights of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. In a meeting held at Ramon Prison on May 16, ...

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New Punishments Issued against Ahmad Sa’adat for his defense of prisoners’ rights

A new set of punishments have been issued against Ahmad Sa’adat, the imprisoned General Secretary of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, following a nine-day hunger strike against the occupation’s denial of prisoners rights, won through long struggle, and the policy ...

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European Parliament resolution on the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails

The following resolution was adopted by the European Parliament on Palestinian prisoners, on September 4, 2008: European Parliament resolution of 4 September 2008 on the situation of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails The European Parliament , –   having regard to its previous resolutions ...

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US National Lawyers Guild calls for freedom for Ahmad Sa’adat

The 70th convention of the National Lawyers Guild, a national progressive legal organization in the United States, passed the following resolution in support of the Campaign to Free Ahmad Sa’adat on November 2, 2007, on the eve of Ahmad Sa’adat’s next hearing. This strong, ...

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Inter-Parliamentary Union 2007 statement on Sa’adat case

The following resolution was adopted by the Inter-Parliamentary Union on May 4, 2007. The IPU is the international body of parliaments an Inter-Parliamentary Union Chemin du Pommier 5, C.P. 330, CH-1218 Le Grand-Saconnex/Geneva, Switzerland CASE No. PAL/05 – AHMAD SA’ADAT Resolution ...

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Amnesty International statement of concern about Jericho Prison raid

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Public Statement AI Index: MDE 15/022/2006 (Public) News Service No: 066 16 March 2006 Israel/Occupied Territories: Amnesty International concerned about Jericho Prison events and their aftermath Amnesty International is calling on the Israeli authorities to ensure that ...

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2002 Amnesty International statement on the detention of Ahmad Sa’adat by the Palestinian Authority

Amnesty International has issued several statements concerning the case of Ahmad Sa’adat. In 2002, Amnesty demanded Sa’adat’s release, and in 2006, Amnesty emphasized its concern for Sa’adat and the other Palestinians kidnapped from Jericho, emphasizing that they must ...

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