07/24/2018

Urgent Action Update: NGO WORKER’S ADMINISTRATIVE DETENTION RENEWED (Israel/OPT: UA 226.17)


On 5 March, an Israel court confirmed the renewal of the administrative detention of NGO worker Salah Hammouri for a further four months. He is a field researcher for Palestinian NGO Addameer and has been held by Israel without charge or trial since 23 August 2017.

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On 27 June, an Israel court confirmed, for the second time, the renewal of the administrative detention of NGO worker and lawyer Salah Hammouri for a further three months. He has been held by Israel without charge or trial since 23 August 2017.

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

  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to release Salah Hammouri, and all others who have been placed under administrative detention, unless they are promptly charged with an internationally recognizable crime and tried in proceedings that adhere to international fair trial standards;
  • Calling on the Israeli authorities to stop the harassment and arbitrary detention of Palestinian human rights workers including Addameer staff and board members;
  • Urging the Israeli authorities to take immediate steps to end the practice of administrative detention.

Contact these two officials by 5 September, 2018:
Minister of Defense
Avigdor Liberman
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 Drive, NW,
Washington, DC 20008
Phone: 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 226.17
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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