December 16, 2020

Facing Imprisonment: A Conversation with Issa Amro from Hebron, Palestine

Drop the charges against human rights defender, Issa Amro. We call on you to offer international protection for Issa and all other Palestinian human rights defenders prosecuted in the Israeli military court system.

Sign the petition at https://www.friendsofhebron.com/standwithissa

Internationally renowned human rights defender, Issa Amro, has been leading nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience campaigns against Israel. Issa is best known for calling attention to and resisting the vicious settler communities in #Hebron who regularly torment #Palestinians with total impunity.

Over the past decade, Israeli occupation forces have targeted Issa and fabricated 18 legal charges against him in what is a blatant campaign to disrupt his human rights work. The military judge presiding over these charges is a settler himself, with strong ties to Hebron’s settler community. Any day now, Issa’s fate will be decided by a court that convicts Palestinians at an astonishingly high rate.

Miko speaks directly with Issa about the political persecution he has faced, the charges that have been trumped up against him, and the invaluable work that is being done by his grassroots group, Youth Against #Settlements.

Follow the Miko Peled Webinar Series and watch all the past events at www.mikopeled.com

 

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