04/26/2018

Urgent Action: Palestinians at Risk of Losing Residency Status (Israel/OPT: UA 79.18)


Four members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), Muhammad Abu Teir, Ahmad Attoun, Muhammad Totah and Khaled Abu Arafeh, are at risk of losing their permanent residency status in Jerusalem after the Israeli Knesset issued a law that allows the Israeli Minister of Interior to revoke residency status for “breach of loyalty”.

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Four members of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), Muhammad Abu Teir, Ahmad Attoun, Muhammad Totah and Khaled Abu Arafeh, are at risk of losing their permanent residency status in Jerusalem after the Israeli Knesset issued a law that allows the Israeli Minister of Interior to revoke residency status for “breach of loyalty”.

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

  • Urging the Israeli authorities not to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinian Jerusalemites, including the four Palestinian Legislative Council members.
  • Reminding them that the deportations or forcible transfer of Palestinians in East Jerusalem are prohibited by the Fourth Geneva Convention.

Contact these two officials by 17 May, 2018:

Minister of Interior
Aryeh Deri
2 Kaplan Street,
PO Box 6158
Kiryat Ben-Gurion
Jerusalem, 91061, Israel
Fax: +972 2 670 1628
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear 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 79.18
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