June 16, 2017

Urgent Action: Palestinian University Professor In Detention (Israel/OPT: UA 140.17)


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An Israeli military judge confirmed a three-month administrative detention order against Ahmad Qatamesh on 13 June. The Palestinian academic was arbitrarily detained under an administrative order issued on 17 May. He has been held since 14 May without charge or trial in Ofer prison. Ahmad Qatamesh is a prisoner of conscience.

 

1) TAKE ACTION

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

  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Ahmad Qatamesh, and all other prisoners of conscience held in Israeli prisons;
  • Calling on the authorities to ensure Ahmad Qatamesh has prompt access to adequate healthcare and medical treatment, pending his release;
  • Urging the authorities to take immediate steps to end the practice of administrative detention.

Contact these two officials before 27 July, 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 Dr. 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 140.17
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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