Palestinian Administrative Detainees Boycott Israeli Military Courts

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RAMALLAH, January 20, 2015 (WAFA) – A total of 12 Palestinian prisoners, held in Israeli jails without charge or trial, decided to boycott Israeli military courts, Tuesday reported the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club (PPC).

PPC said that the 12 prisoners, whose administrative detention was renewed multiple times by Israeli courts, decided to boycott the latter in an effort to protest their illegal detention without charge or trial.

The prisoners were identified as Abd al-Rahman Hindyeh, Murad Shaqiqat, Abdallah Omla, Ammar Ilyan, Ahmad Ra’e, Amir Yaish, Ahmad Ghnaim, Badr Rzeh, Mahmoud Fayyid, Abdallah Shaba’an, Ali Ikmil, and Omar Talahmeh.

Administrative detention is a procedure that allows the Israeli military to hold prisoners indefinitely on secret information without charging them or allowing them to stand trial.

Addameer human rights association stated that, “The frequency of the use of administrative detention has fluctuated throughout Israel’s occupation, and has been steadily rising since the outbreak…

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