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Bassem Tamimi, Activist and Organizer Against Illegal Settlements on West Bank

SOURCE: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Amnesty International has designated Bassem Tamimi as a prisoner of conscience.  Amnesty International has called on the Israeli military authorities to end their campaign of harassment, intimidation, and arbitrary detention against Tamini. For years, Tamimi has protested the expansion of illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and the confiscation of land […]

Shireen Issawi, Winner of 2014 Alkarama Award for Human Rights Defenders

Murad Shtaiwi, Human rights lawyer, prominent Leader From Kufr Qaddoum

SOURCE: AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Murad Shtaiwi is a well known non-violent activist and one of the leaders of weekly protests in Kufr Qaddum. The protests are aimed at the military occupation and call for the reopening of the main road connecting Kufr Quddum to Nablus, that was closed due to the expansion of illegal Israeli settlement […]

Shireen Issawi, Winner of 2014 Alkarama Award for Human Rights Defenders

Abdallah Abu Rahmah, Organizer Against Occupation, High School Teacher

SOURCE:  +972 Magazine Abdullah Abu Rahmah was arrested on December 10, 2009 and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment including time served.  He was designated a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International and was held beyond his completed sentence, spending 15 months in jail .  During court sessions, the military prosecution said that it wished to […]

Shireen Issawi, Winner of 2014 Alkarama Award for Human Rights Defenders