04/13/2018

Urgent Action: Administrative Detention of NGO Worker Renewed (Israel/OPT: UA 72.18)


An Israeli military court renewed, for the third time, the administrative detention of NGO worker Abdul Razeq Farraj for another three months. Abdul Razeq Farraj has been held by Israel without charge or trial for 325 days.

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An Israeli military court renewed, for the third time, the administrative detention of NGO worker Abdul Razeq Farraj for another three months. Abdul Razeq Farraj has been held by Israel without charge or trial for 325 days.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to immediately release Abdul Razeq Farraj, and all others who have been placed under administrative detention, unless they are promptly charged with an internationally recognizable crime and tried in proceedings that adhere to international fair trial standards;
  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to stop the harassment and arbitrary detention of Palestinians working in civil society organizations including human rights groups;
  • Urging the Israeli authorities to take immediate steps to end the practice of administrative detention.

Contact these two officials by 25 May, 2018:

Minister of Defense
Avigdor Liberman
Ministry of Defence
37 Kaplan Street, Hakirya
Tel Aviv, Israel 61909
Email: [email protected] –OR- [email protected]
Fax: +972 3 691 6940
Salutation: Dear Minister

Ambassador Ron Dermer, Embassy of Israel
3514 International Drive NW, Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 202.364.5500
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ambdermer
Twitter: @AmbDermer
Salutation: Dear Ambassador

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 72.18
Here’s why it is so important to report your actions: we record the actions taken on each case—letters, emails, calls and tweets—and use that information in our advocacy.

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