International condemnation following Israel’s detention of Palestinian-French activist Salah Hammouri
Hammouri is currently being held in illegal administrative detention in Israel based on secret evidence following a violent raid at his home on March 7. The activist had recently challenged the illegal revocation of his Jerusalem residency status by the Israeli interior ministry
PALESTINIAN AND REGIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS SEND URGENT APPEAL TO UN SPECIAL PROCEDURES ON THE ARBITRARY ARREST AND IMMINENT RISK OF FORCIBLE DEPORTATION OF PALESTINIAN HRD AND LAWYER SALAH HAMMOURI
On 21 March 2022, the Palestinian Human Rights Council, Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, the Association France Palestine Solidarite, and the Platform of French NGOs for Palestine submitted a joint urgent appeal to the UN Special Procedures on the arbitrary arrest and imminent risk of forcible deportation of Palestinian HRD and lawyer Salah Hammouri. On 7 March 2022, Israeli Occupation Forces stormed Salah’s home in Kufr Aqab, north of Jerusalem, arbitrarily arresting him and transferring him to Ofer military base.
Israeli forces re-arrest French-Palestinian human rights lawyer Salah Hamouri amid ongoing persistent harassment
Israel had already revoked Hamouri’s residency rights in Jerusalem and banned his family from entering the country.
Paris — The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) stands in solidarity with Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri, whose appeal before the Israeli Supreme Court seeks to suspend the revocation of his residency in Jerusalem. A ruling is expected to be handed down imminently.
Salah Hammouri was told his permanent residency status in Jerusalem was revoked for a ‘breach of allegiance to the State of Israel’.
With its latest defaming designation, Israel strives to shake and rattle this common foundation
Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked officially notified 36-year-old Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hammouri of the revocation of his permanent residency status in Jerusalem based on a “breach of allegiance to the State of Israel.
Human Rights Organisations Send Urgent Appeal to UN Special Procedures on the Imminent Threat of Forcible Transfer/Deportation of Salah Hammouri for “Breach of Allegiance”
Palestinian and regional human rights organisations submitted a joint urgent appeal to the United Nations (UN) Special Procedures on the imminent threat of forcible transfer/deportation of Salah Hammouri, a Palestinian-French human rights defender and a lawyer at Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association for “breach of allegiance”