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Family held at gunpoint as Israel arrests another Palestinian rights defender

Ayman Nasser, legal coordinator for prisoner rights group Addameer, arrested in late-night raid on his home.

Israel tortures prisoners captured in Gaza invasion

Joe Catron
Gaza City
17 September 2014

Two dozen Palestinians from Gaza remain in Israeli detention; captors have threatened to rape the men’s wives.

Israel jailed influential Palestinian writer "to remove him from society"

Patrick O. Strickland
al-Bireh
12 September 2014

Professor Ahmad Qatamesh spent almost nine years in Israeli prison without trial.

Palestinian lawmaker resists banishment, tells occupiers they must go

Khalida Jarrar has set up a protest camp at the Palestinian Legislative Council in Ramallah where she will remain until the banishment order is lifted. “It is the occupation who must leave our homeland,” she has said.

Protester against Israel's land theft remains jailed -- four months after arrest

Human rights groups complain to UN over how Murad Shtaiwi has been denied a fair trial.

Israel kills human rights defenders and their families

Israel’s refusal to allow human rights organizations entry to Gaza reflects a pattern of disrespect for the work of human rights defenders.

Palestinian American teen describes savage beating by Israeli police

Tariq Abukhdeir, whose beating was caught on video, spoke after an Israeli court released him on bail.

Israeli court extends Samer Issawi's detention

Rearrested Palestinian prisoners who released in the October 2011 Gilad Shalit prisoner swap could be issued original sentences.

Hunger strike over, but Israel prison torture continues

Palestinian rights group calls for UN investigation into torture and accountability at International Criminal Court.

Israeli forces rearrest hunger striker Samer Issawi

Reneging on deals, Israel has rearrested dozens of prisoners released in prisoner exchanges or agreements.

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