Cafe Palestine 23

Sahar Francis, Director of Addameer, and Dr Samah Jabr discussed “administrative detention”, the stark violation of the right to a fair trial that forms part of Israel’s apartheid apparatus designed to control and delegitimize the Palestinian people. They considered the psychological impact of this inhumane practice, and the strategies employed by prisoners to resist.

In recent years, Palestinian prisoners and detainees have resorted to hunger strikes to protest unjust Israeli detention policies and cruel prison conditions, including the use of solitary confinement, denial of family visits, medical negligence and torture.

Prior to the start of the Cafe there was music from Mosa Abbasi playing the Nai.