Sunday, June 23, 2013

Addameer testifies about Israeli human rights vioaltions at UN Special Committee meeting

Today, 23 June 1013, the head of Addameer's documentation unit, Mrs. Ehteram Ghazawneh, will give testimony to the United Nations Special Committee to investigate Israeli practices affecting the human rights of the Palestinian people and other Arabs of the territories occupied since 1967. The Special Committee is meeting in Jordan and Mrs. Ghazawneh will detail the on-going violations against the almost 5,000 Palestinian political prisoners currently being held by Israel. Violations to be raised include medical neglect, torture, administrative detention, prison conditions, violations against children, as well as the on-going hunger strikes.

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