Khaled Jaradat, a Palestinian living in the West Bank, had been held under repeatedly extended administrative detention orders for over two years. He was released on July 15, 2010. Read more »
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Urgent Action Update: Human Rights Defender's Trial Postponed (Israel/OPT: UA 276/13)
A hearing on 6 December should have been the last opportunity for the Israeli military prosecution to produce the witnesses in the case against Palestinian lawyer – and former prisoner of conscience – Anas Barghouti. The hearing was again adjourned until 24 January despite the prosecution failing to bring the witnesses to court.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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