The second Conference of the European Alliance in Defence of Palestinian Detainees will be held from May 30th – 31th 2015. It will take place at :

1 Franz-Mehring-Platz, 10243 Berlin, Germany

Dr. Khaled al-Hamad, general coordinator of the European Alliance, stressed that the conference will hold several panels dealing with different issues concerning the detainees such as child-detainees, women in detention, administrative detention and ways and possibilities to officially intervene with the authorities of the occupation. The panels will be held in English and Arabic.

Organizers have also decided to start preparations for a cultural section and to take all steps neccessary for the planned exhibition “candles of freedom” which will last one week.

Organizers called upon all national, islamic and national media forces to support this conference in order it be a success.

The conference will integrate the relatives of the prisoners and on their top their leader Marwan al-Barghouthi, comrade Ahmad Sa´dat, Samir al-Issawi, Karim Younis, Amir Makhoul, as well as Umar and Aballah al-Barghouthi.

Further preparations would be taken care of in cooperation with the following organizations: Committee of Expatriates in the PLO, The Committee of Freed Detainees, Club of the Palestinian Detainee, the non-governemental organizations Addameer and Hurriyat, The Abu Jihad al-Wazeer Centre, The Centre for Education and Treatment of Victims of Torture, The Global Movement for the Protection of Children, Al-Haq Organziation and The Higher Committee for the Affairs of Freed Detainees.

Coordination of the European Alliance in Defence of Palestinian Detainees

All interested parties are asked to register at the following E-Mail address: