11/02/2018

Urgent Action Update: Lawmaker’s Administrative Detention Renewed (Israel/OPT: UA 187.17)


Israel renews, for the third time and without charge or trial, the administrative detention of Khalida Jarrar for further four months. She is a Palestinian lawmaker and prominent political figure.

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Israel renews, for the third time and without charge or trial, the administrative detention of Khalida Jarrar for further four months. She is a Palestinian lawmaker and prominent political figure.

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

  • Release Khalida Jarrar and all other administrative detainees or promptly charge them with an internationally recognizable criminal offense and try them in proceedings that adhere to international fair trial standards.
  • Take immediate steps to end the practice of administrative detention.
  • Not to punish prisoners and detainees for protesting their prison conditions.

Contact these two officials by 14 December, 2018:
Minister of Defense

Avigdor Leiberman
Ministry of Defense
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
Phone: 202.364.5500
Email: [email protected]
Facebook: @IsraelinUSA @ambdermer
Twitter: @IsraelinUSA @AmbDermer
Instagram: @israelinusa
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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