October 2, 2017

Urgent Action: NGO Worker In Administrative Detention (Israel/OPT: UA 226.17)


French-Palestinian NGO worker Salah Hammouri has been issued a six-month administrative detention order. He is a field researcher for Palestinian NGO, Addameer and has been held by Israel without charge or trial since 23 August.

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French-Palestinian NGO worker Salah Hammouri has been issued a six-month administrative detention order. He is a field researcher for Palestinian NGO, Addameer and has been held by Israel without charge or trial since 23 August.

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:

  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to release Salah Hammouri, 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 Palestinian human rights workers including Addameer staff members;
  • Urging the Israeli authorities to take immediate steps to end the practice of administrative detention.

Contact these two officials by 13 November, 2017: 

Minister of Defence
Avigdor Liberman
Ministry of Defence
37 Kaplan Street, Hakirya
Tel Aviv 61909, Israel
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
T: 202.364.5500
Email: [email protected]
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 226.17
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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