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Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association

Creator Muʾassasat al-Ḍamīr li-Riʻāyat al-Asīr wa-Ḥuqūq al-Insān
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In West Bank of the Jordan River
Subjects Palestinian Arabs; Legal aid; Human rights (General); Prisoners
Summary "ADDAMEER (Arabic for conscience) Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association is a Palestinian non-governmental, civil institution that works to support Palestinian political prisoners held in Israeli and Palestinian prisons. Established in 1992 by a group of activists interested in human rights, the center offers free legal aid to political prisoners, advocates their rights at the national and international level, and works to end torture and other violations of prisoners' rights through monitoring, legal procedures and solidarity campaigns."
Languages English; Arabic