Free Issa from PA arrest!

On Monday September 4, 2017 Issa Amro was arrested by the Palestinian Authority for posting to Facebook that the PA should not arrest a journalist. Freedom of expression is a universal right. 

Dear President Mahmoud Abbas, 

We demand you immediately release Human Rights Defender Issa Amro from arrest by Palestinian security forces. Issa's Facebook post criticizing the PA for the arrest of a journalist should be recognized as a protected for of freedom of expression. We are joining the call from the UN, Amnesty International and numerous human rights groups. Free Issa Amro!

Sincerely,

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  • signed 2017-09-27 13:08:49 -0400
    Gillian Jackson
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    Matt Peters
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    Angheliki Petropoulou
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  • signed 2017-09-22 11:55:19 -0400
    it is rediculous for the Palewstinian Authority to try to stifle somoen fighting for Palestinians
  • signed 2017-09-22 02:47:40 -0400
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    John Barneveld
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  • signed 2017-09-21 01:06:32 -0400
    Freedom of Speech should NEVER land someone in jail, especially when ISSA speaks the TRUTH!
  • signed 2017-09-20 23:23:50 -0400
    Shameful behaviour of the PA.
  • signed 2017-09-20 17:35:49 -0400
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  • signed 2017-09-20 06:37:36 -0400
    Free Issa Amro now!
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