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Relaunch of the Justice for Salah Campaign

While the campaign has taken a short break in order to regroup, strategize and plan the next steps. We are now prepared to continue our work and invite all partners and supporters to join us in advancing the struggle for justice for Salah.

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Such a move constitutes a war crime of forcible deportation of a protected civilian from the occupied territory, as defined in Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention. More importantly, it stands as a horrifying escalation of Israel’s systematic practice of demographic engineering and ethnic cleansing of Palestinians from occupied Jerusalem.

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JusticeforSalah- Campaign Statement

The Israeli settler-colonial authorities are unlawfully deporting French-Palestinian lawyer and human rights defender Salah Hammouri from his hometown, Jerusalem, to France for “breach of allegiance” to the occupying state.

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We are Palestinians, and We Refuse to Leave our Homeland

Jacobin, 06 March 2022

In 2011, I was released from Israeli prison as part of the prisoner exchange that saw the liberation of more than 1,027 Palestinians from Israel’s colonial system of punitive imprisonment. Having been incarcerated for nine years, from age nineteen, I was now keen to get on with my life, to study, have a family, to catch up on the years that the occupation authorities had taken from me. Little did I realize, my release was only the start of an ordeal in which I was to become a testing ground for Israel’s escalating and ceaseless attacks on Palestinians.

Video Reports

Salah Hammouri at Imminent Threat of Deportation from Jerusalem

07 December 2020

Israel revokes Franco-Palestinian lawyer’s Jerusalem residency

20 October 2021

Relevant Legal Documents

The arrest and detention of Mr. Salah Hammouri amounted to arbitrary detention

(17-26) April 2018

Opinions adopted by the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention at its eighty-first session

Video: Salah Hammouri Story timeline

The video documents the series of harrassment, persecution and challenges that Human Rights Defender Salah Hammouri endured -and still endures till this day- in a chronological fashion.

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