Posts Tagged ‘detention’

Permanent imprisonment through recycled detention orders runs contrary to justice in Egypt

Rasha Mohye El-Din is a teacher in her thirties who lives in the city of Kafr El-Sheikh in the extreme northern corner of Egypt. On the morning of 7 October, 2020, she received a phone call from a lawyer informing her that her brother Mahmoud had reappeared thirty days after vanishing, commonly referred to in […]

International groups denounce detention of Palestinian theater leader Bilal Al-Saadi

In its crackdown on Palestinian civil society, Israel last month arrested Bilal Al-Saadi, the chairman of the Jenin Freedom Theatre, at a checkpoint in the occupied territories as he was reportedly returning from a meeting with the Palestinian cultural minister in Ramallah. Al-Saadi was later sentenced to six months of detention on undisclosed charges. The cultural […]

By detention and drone: Palestine Action shuts down Elbit

Palestine Action, as ever, has been very busy in the past month. Before, during and after Israel’s “preemptive” bombardment of the Gaza strip on August 6, 2022, which killed 49 Palestinians, including 17 children, we’ve been keeping up relentless resistance against Israel’s arm trade in the UK. As the bombardment was going on, four activists […]

By detention and drone: Palestine Action shuts down Elbit

Palestine Action, as ever, has been very busy in the past month. Before, during and after Israel’s “preemptive” bombardment of the Gaza strip on August 6, 2022, which killed 49 Palestinians, including 17 children, we’ve been keeping up relentless resistance against Israel’s arm trade in the UK. As the bombardment was going on, four activists […]

By detention and drone: Palestine Action shuts down Elbit

Palestine Action, as ever, has been very busy in the past month. Before, during and after Israel’s “preemptive” bombardment of the Gaza strip on August 6, 2022, which killed 49 Palestinians, including 17 children, we’ve been keeping up relentless resistance against Israel’s arm trade in the UK. As the bombardment was going on, four activists […]

By detention and drone: Palestine Action shuts down Elbit

Palestine Action, as ever, has been very busy in the past month. Before, during and after Israel’s “preemptive” bombardment of the Gaza strip on August 6, 2022, which killed 49 Palestinians, including 17 children, we’ve been keeping up relentless resistance against Israel’s arm trade in the UK. As the bombardment was going on, four activists […]

By detention and drone: Palestine Action shuts down Elbit

Palestine Action, as ever, has been very busy in the past month. Before, during and after Israel’s “preemptive” bombardment of the Gaza strip on August 6, 2022, which killed 49 Palestinians, including 17 children, we’ve been keeping up relentless resistance against Israel’s arm trade in the UK. As the bombardment was going on, four activists […]

Iran woman dies after detention by moral police – reports

A young Iranian woman has died after falling into a coma following her detention by morality police enforcing Iran’s strict hijab rules, her uncle was quoted as saying on Friday, in a case that has sparked protest by Iranians on social media, Reuters reports. The Interior Ministry and Tehran’s Prosecutor launched probes into the case […]

Iran woman dies after detention by moral police – reports

A young Iranian woman has died after falling into a coma following her detention by morality police enforcing Iran’s strict hijab rules, her uncle was quoted as saying on Friday, in a case that has sparked protest by Iranians on social media, Reuters reports. The Interior Ministry and Tehran’s Prosecutor launched probes into the case […]

Israel renews detention of human rights defender held without charge

Israel has renewed the administrative detention of human rights defender Salah Hammouri, who has been held in prison since March. The renewal of the detention order for another three months was announced by the Israeli authorities on Sunday, one day before Hammouri’s expected release. His new detention order will now be scheduled to end on […]

Israeli court renews detention of senior resistance official and hunger striker

Israel’s continued detention of Bassam al-Saadi and Khalil Awawdeh is part of its larger campaign to quell Palestinian resistance in recent months. Source

DHS Preps for Title 42 End with Migrant Detention Center Construction

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The Department of Homeland Security began construction of a soft-sided migrant detention facility in a remote part of Maverick County. This marks the first project of its kind as part of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ Southwest Border Mass Irregular Migration plan. The facility is expected to be operational before June.

Saudi’s Mohammed Bin Nayef Tortured upon Detention in 2020, NYT Reveals

 January 11, 2022

Detention centre in Lithuania opened after inmate won compensation

Lithuania has opened up a former riding club on the outskirts of its capital Vilnius to the media which was once used by the CIA as a rendition facility. It came after the Justice Ministry paid compensation to Abu Zubaydah, who, according to human rights groups, was tortured whilst being interrogated by the CIA in […]

Palestinian prisoners enter 40th year in Israel detention

The two longest-serving Palestinian freedom fighters incarcerated in Israel have entered their 40th and last year behind bars, Palestinian Wafa news agency reported citing the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) yesterday. According to PPS, Karim Younis, 63, and his cousin, Maher Younis, 64, both from the Arab-Israeli town of Ara in northern Israel, were detained on 6 January […]

Israel renews administrative detention against Palestinian MP from Jerusalem

Military Court of Israeli occupation renewed, on Wednesday, administrative detention against Palestinian MP from Jerusalem, Mohammad Abu Teir, 71, Prisoners Media Office said in a statement. According to the statement, this is the second six-month administrative detention renewed against Abu Teir, who spent a total of 36 years inside Israeli jails. In 2010, the Israeli […]

Libya orders pre-trial detention of cultural minister

The Libyan Public Prosecutor Al-Siddiq Al-Sour on Wednesday ordered the detention of the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Mabroukah Toughi on charges of financial corruption. According to a statement issued by the Attorney General’s office, the Public Prosecution issued the order after identifying instances where she was “obtaining benefits by violating the laws and regulations of […]

New York Assembly To Introduce a Bill That Calls for Indefinite Detention of Unvaccinated at Governor’s Whim

In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on an indefinite basis. Bill A416 presents a […]

New York Legislation Provides for Indefinite Detention of Unvaccinated at Governor’s Whim.

by Kay Smythe December 18, 2021 In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on […]

Countries must repatriate 27,000 children from Syria detention camp, Amnesty urges

The human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has called on states to repatriate 27,000 of their child nationals from the Al-Hol camp in north-east Syria, where the children of foreign nationals who went to fight for Daesh are currently being held. In a report released by the organisation today, its Syria researcher, Diana Semaan, stated that […]

Turkey Threatens to Expel U.S. Ambassador for Condemning Detention of Activist

President Erdogan Set to Oust 10 Western Envoys Calling for Justice in Kavala Case 10/25/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for the expulsion of 10 Western envoys, including the U.S. ambassador, from Turkey. The envoys represent countries that have made public […]

Libyan guards ‘shoot six migrants dead’ at Tripoli detention centre

Libyan guards shot dead six African migrants in a detention centre in Tripoli on Friday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, denouncing “terrible” living conditions in the overcrowded place. The shooting took place in the Al-Mabani detention centre where some 3,000 migrants are being held, IOM official Federico Soda told AFP. “Six migrants in […]

COVID-19 Detention Camps: Are Government Round-Ups of Resistors in Our Future?

It’s no longer a question of whether the government will lock up Americans for defying its mandates but when. This is what we know: the government has the means, the muscle and the motivation to detain individuals who resist its orders and do not comply with its mandates in a vast array of prisons, detention centers, and FEMA concentration […]

Will Investing In Community Groups Keep Immigrants Out Of Detention?

Above Photo: A family of asylum seekers from Cuba boards a Border Patrol Inmate transport after turning themselves in to agents on May 13 in Yuma, Arizona. Apu Gomes/Getty. Advocates say the new approach could help transform the country’s immigration system. “It’s solidarity, not charity,” said Grace Kindeke, who helps people recently released from immigration […]

Internet Shutdown And Detention And Torture Of Journalists In Eswatini

Above Photo: Communist Party of Swaziland We, a group of progressive news publications from around the world, stand together against the attacks on New Frame journalists Magnificent Mndebele and Cebelihle Mbuyisa by the government in eSwatini. On Sunday 4 July 2021, Mndebele and Mbuyisa, who were on assignment in the country were detained, assaulted and […]

American Survives CCP Detention and Torture

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Steven Schaerer, who is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a survivor with a harrowing story to tell. After graduating from college, he worked in Beijing for five years and founded an educational consulting firm in his 20’s. In October 2016, while still in China, he was wrongly accused of illegal […]

DHS to Close 2 Migrant Detention Centers After Allegations of Abuse

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Thursday that it will close two migrant detention centers, both of which face allegations of abuse. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop using the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In a report (pdf) released in December […]

Scotland: Hundreds Of People Block Detention Of Immigrant Neighbors

Above photo: An immigration van in Kenmure Street, Glasgow, surrounded by protesters. Andrew Milligan/PA. Glasgow, Scotland – One of two men detained by immigration officers in Scotland and subsequently released after protesters blocked them from leaving has said he’s grateful “fate” bought him to live among the demonstrators in Glasgow. On Monday evening, protesters sat on the road in […]

A month later, Israeli military admits detention of Palestinian children was improper

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Jordan releases 16 people tied to royal feud, but some remain in detention

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

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