June 19, 2017

Urgent Action Update: Circus Performer Detained For 554 Days In Israel (Israel/OPT: UA 12.16)


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On 12 June, Ofer Military Court, in the occupied West Bank near Ramallah, renewed the administrative detention order of Mohammad Faisal Abu Sakha for three months. The Palestinian circus performer and teacher has been detained without charge or trial since 14 December 2015.

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

  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to release Mohammad Faisal Abu Sakha and all other administrative detainees or charge them with a recognizable criminal offence and try them fairly and promptly;
  • Calling on them to transfer Mohammad Faisal Abu Sakha to a detention facility in the occupied West Bank, in line with Israel’s obligations under the Fourth Geneva Convention;
  • Calling on them to end the practice of administrative detention.

Contact these two officials by 31 July, 2017:

Military Judge Advocate General
Brigadier General Sharon Afek
Hakirya, Tel Aviv, Israel
Fax: +972 3 569 4526
Email: [email protected]
Salutation: Dear Judge Advocate General

Ambassador Ron Dermer
Embassy of Israel
3514 International Dr. NW,
Washington DC 20008
Phone: 202.364.5500
Email: [email protected]
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 12.16
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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