administrative detention

Human rights vs public safety: Administrative detention in Israel - opinion

Although international law permits administrative detention, the practice does undoubtedly involve the abandonment of normal legal procedures.


Palestinian administrative detainees are boycotting courts for four months, B’Tselem said

B’Tselem: "Courts function as a rubber stamp for apartheid regime"

PIJ calls-up forces as Palestinian's hunger strike passes 90 days - report

The statement was deleted from the Al-Quds Brigades' website, but later replaced with a citation of a television report.

The hand of a Palestinian inmate is seen in a prison in the West Bank city of Nablus February 11, 20

Palestinians in administrative detention threaten hunger strike

Administrative detention is a controversial policy by which a judge orders the imprisonment of individuals without informing them of their alleged wrongdoing.

Prison bars

Deputy A-G: Let’s rethink administrative detention

Raz Nizri: State could appoint special defender for detainees.

Georges Fenech Israel

French official visits Israeli jail in West Bank as Paris grapples with terror

There have been many European delegations that have visited the facility on matters of prisoners' rights, but this was the first time that an official had come to learn from its work methods.

French Police

Will France adopt controversial Israeli practice to deter terrorism?

As France is faced with new terror threats, a top counter-terror expert and opposition MP from the country is lobbying for Israeli-style administrative detention.

Bilal Kaye

UN slams Israel's administrative detention amid Palestinian's 67-day hunger strike

Kayed, a member of the PFLP, was arrested in 2002 and placed on administrative detention in June after serving a sentence of more than 14 years.

the detainee

High Court refuses to end detention of Palestinian hunger striker; 'His life is in his hands'

Palestinian Muhammad al-Qiq is in his 84th day of a hunger strike to be free of administrative detention.

Meir Ettinger

Comment: Wife of late Meir Kahane addresses hunger-striking grandson's administrative detention

"An administrative detention order deprives a person of his basic rights," Libby Kahane argues.

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