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EUPOL COPPS supports Fair Trial in Palestine

On Wednesday 27 July, EUPOL COPPS supported several  Justice and Police Institutions in organising a donor event on the topic of “fair trial”. The aim of the meeting was to show to the international donor community a unity of purpose within the Justice Sector in the ambition to achieve the …

Five Palestinians Detained and Tortured by the Palestinian Security Forces

Ramallah – The Magistrate’s Court of the Palestinian Authority extended the detention of five young Palestinians for further interrogation. These extensions apply to the following detainees: Basil Al-Araj (33 years old), Mohammed Harb (23 years old), Haytham Siyaj (19 years old), Mohammed Al-Salamen (19 years old) and Ali Dar al …

MADA Demands to stop the suspension of “Al-Araby Al-Jadeed” Newspaper office in Ramallah

Ramallah-30/10/2015 The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms (MADA) express the concern regarding a decision from the Palestinian Ministry of Information to suspend the work of Al-Araby Al-Jadeed Newspaper office in Ramallah City (its headquarters in London).   Naela Khalil, a journalist and the Office Manager of Al-Araby Al-Jadeed in Ramallah, reported to MADA that on Thursday, 22 October 2015 at 4:00 pm, Palestinian …

Security Services in Gaza Disperse by Force Peaceful Protests and Deny Media Coverage, PCHR Demands Respect for the Right to Peaceful Assembly

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 00:00 Ref: 57/2015  In the past two days, the Palestinian police used force to disperse peaceful protests against the power outage crisis throughout the Gaza Strip. The police officers beat a number of participants, arrested others and prevented journalists from covering those protests. Moreover, members of …

Hamas reopens Gaza offices of Jawwal telecom operator

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Palestinian phone company Jawwal on Sunday reopened its offices and showrooms across the Gaza Strip less than a week after they were closed by Hamas over accusations of tax dodging.Official sources told Ma’an that Ismail Jabir, the attorney-general for the coastal enclave’s de facto leaders …

Palestinian police arrest criminal gang in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Palestinian security services in Bethlehem arrested members of a criminal gang operating in the West Bank on Sunday, security sources told Ma’an.Sources said the gang had carried out a number of armed robberies in houses and gold shops across the occupied West Bank.Palestinian intelligence as well as …

Palestinian court drops case against ex-Fatah strongman Dahlan

RAMALLAH (AFP) — A Palestinian court on Sunday dismissed a high-profile corruption case against exiled Gaza strongman Mohammed Dahlan, a defense lawyer told AFP. Sevag Torossian said the Ramallah-based corruption court had ruled that the charges against Dahlan — once a leading figure in Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party …

EUPOL COPPS Provides New Anti-Corruption Training Sessions

Author Source RAMALLAH, May 12, 2011 (WAFA) – As part of a larger anti-corruption and money laundering training program, EUPOL COPPS organized a further anti-corruption training session for 15 Palestinian public prosecutors and 11 judges, Thursday said an EUPOL COPPS press release. The training was provided by Professor Naser Abdel …