Abdel-Alim Da'na, for the Electronic Intifada
Abdel-Alim Da’na, for the Electronic Intifada

Abdel-Alim Da’na, Palestinian political leader and professor, has joined his son in administrative detention, held without charge or trial on secret evidence. Da’na was among 13 prisoners issued administrative detention orders in the first week of December and one of 6 from Hebron. Click here to take action to demand Da’na’s release.

Bashar Da’na has been held in administrative detention without charge or trial. Abdel-Alim Da’na, 65, suffers from several diseases, including high blood pressure and diabetes.

Palestinian journalist Mohammed Mona‘s detention without charge or trial was also renewed for the fourth time in this group of administrative detention orders. He has been held without charge or trial since 7 August 2013 and previously spent over 5 years in occupation prisons. Mona reports for Al-Quds Press.

Administrative detention orders are indefinitely renewable for periods of up to six months at one time. The 13 Palestinian political prisoners ordered to administrative detention in the first week of December are:

1. Abdel-Alim Da’na – Hebron – 3 months
2. Mohammed Aslan Harb – Qalandia refugee camp – 4 months
3. Qassem Hijazi Salem – Hebron – 4 months
4. Nimer Bassam Damaj – Jenin – 3 months
5. Omar Ibrahim Khatib – Hebron – 3 months
6. Bassam AbdulRahim Hammad – Ramallah – 4 months
7. Bashir Khaled Rajabi – Hebron – 6 months
8. Shadi Mahmoud Kufaisheh – Hebron – 3 months
9. Sajid Hassan al-Luqta – Hebron – 4 months
10. Mohammed Anwar Mona – Nablus – 4 months
11. Falah Tahir Nada – el-Bireh – 2 months
12. Raed Ali Shehadeh – Ramallah – 4 months
13. Khalil Musa Zawahra – Bethlehem – 4 months