02/08/2018

Urgent Action: Palestinian Prisoner of Conscience on Trial (Israel/OPT: UA 26.18)


Palestinian human rights defender Munther Amira is facing trial before an Israeli military court for peacefully participating in protests. He is facing a prison sentence for exercising his rights to freedom of expression and of assembly. His trial is due to start on 21 February.

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Palestinian human rights defender Munther Amira is facing trial before an Israeli military court for peacefully participating in protests. He is facing a prison sentence for exercising his rights to freedom of expression and of assembly. His trial is due to start on 21 February.

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

  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Munther Amira as he is a prisoner of conscience and is solely being held for exercising his human rights to freedom of expression and to peaceful assembly;
  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to immediately drop all charges against Munther Amira;
  • Calling on them to rescind Military Order 101 and fully respect the right of Palestinians in the occupied West Bank to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.

Contact these two officials by 22 March, 2018:

Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu
Office of the Prime Minister
3 Kaplan St, PO Box 187
Kiryat Ben-Gurion
Jerusalem 91950, Israel
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Prime Minister

Ambassador Ron Dermer, Embassy of Israel
3514 International Drive NW, Washington DC 20008
T: 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 26.18

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