July 31, 2017

Urgent Action: Israeli Civilians Abducted For More Than 2 Years (Israel/OPT: UA 133.17)


Avera Mangistu and Hisham al-Sayed have been missing respectively since 7 September 2014 and 20 April 2015 in the Gaza Strip. The two Israeli civilians suffer from serious mental health conditions. Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip have refused to disclose any information about them. Their fate and whereabouts remain unknown.

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Avera Mangistu and Hisham al-Sayed have been missing respectively since 7 September 2014 and 20 April 2015 in the Gaza Strip. The two Israeli civilians suffer from serious mental health conditions. Hamas authorities in the Gaza Strip have refused to disclose any information about them. Their fate and whereabouts remain unknown.

1) TAKE ACTION

Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Ascertain and disclose the fate and whereabouts of Avera Mangistu and Hisham al Sayed immediately;
  • Secure their safe release without delay;
  • Ensure their humane treatment and access to adequate medical care pending their release.

Contact these two officials by 11 September, 2017:

Head of Hamas
Isma’il Abd al Salam Ahmad Haniyeh Gaza
Fax: +972 8 288 4815
Email (via contact form): http://hamas.ps/en/contact
Salutation: Dear Mr Haniyeh

Ambassador Dr. Husam S. Zomlot, Palestine Liberation Organization Office
1732 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20007
Phone: (202) 974 6360
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @PalestineUSA
Salutation: Dear Ambassador
Add the words, “VIA ISRAEL” at the bottom of each Palestinian Authority address.

2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION

Click here to let us know if you took action on this case! This is Urgent Action 133.17
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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