August 8, 2017

Urgent Action: Two Palestinian Women In Administrative Detention (Israel/OPT: UA 187.17)


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Member of the Palestinian parliament Khalida Jarrar and women’s union leader Khitam Saafin have been held without being charged or tried for 36 days. They both face indefinite detention without charge or trial. Their administrative detention orders can be renewed indefinitely and with no prior notice.

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

  • Immediately release Khitam Saafin and Khalida Jarrar and all other administrative detainees or to promptly charge them with an internationally recognizable criminal offense and bring them to trial in conformity with international trial standards;
  • Take immediate steps to end the practice of administrative detention.

Contact these two officials by 19 September, 2017:

Minister of Defence
Avigdor Leiberman
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 187.17
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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