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Papuans Behind Bars: March 2015: Plans for increased Brimob presence as new cases of violence emerge

syndicated as an update from our partners at Papuans Behind Bars

In brief

At the end of March 2015, there were at least 38 political prisoners in Papuan jails. 3,329 more words

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PLO: Israeli Occupation Must End Captivity Of Palestinian People

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Senior PLO official Hanan Ashrawi on Friday marked Palestinian Prisoner’s Day by demanding that Israel end its “captivity” of the Palestinian people under occupation.”Today, we honor and express our solidarity with all Palestinians who have been and continue to be imprisoned in Israeli jails,” she said in a statement. 338 more words


Palestinian Factions Condemn Israeli Occupation Prison Conditions For Palestinian Prisoner

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian political factions on Thursday condemned “aggressive policies” against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, a week after the death of Jaafar Ibrahim Awad, 22. 154 more words


Israel's War On Truth: 20 Palestinian Journalists Being Held In Israeli Prisons

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian journalist on Wednesday after raiding his home in Nablus, bringing the total number of journalists imprisoned by Israel to 20. 126 more words


Palestinian Mother To Serve 2 Years In Israeli Occupation Prison Following House Arrest

JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian mother of six arrived at Israel’s Ramla jail on Wednesday to serve the remainder of her prison sentence, after spending 38 months under house arrest. 209 more words


Palestine joins the ICC - what does it mean? An interview with fmr Ambassador Peggy Mason

Palestine has now joined the International Criminal Court. What does it mean? Will Netanyahu be dragged into court in the Hague?  Or is it purely a propaganda move by the Palestinian Authority?

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Israeli Occupation Military Courts Extend Detention Of 26 Palestinians

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli courts extended the detention of 26 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on Wednesday, a prisoners’ rights group said.

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said that the Israeli court of al-Jalama extended the detention of Ashraf Shatta, Karam Rayan, Issam Rayan, Anas Salameh, Muhammad Nofal, Mahel Hussein, Wassim Taj and Ibrahim Salmi. 136 more words