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 2017-09-10 20:56:02 -0400
    FREE PEOPLE IN GAZA,PALESTINE. respect the Freedom of Palestine,Gaza. Support the People who have suffered for Years at the hands of Jewish authority.
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    Sign the petition: Free Issa from PA arrest!
  • @stardustwind54 tweeted link to this page. 2017-09-10 20:04:46 -0400
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  • signed 2017-09-10 19:23:53 -0400
    This is unbelievable. Issa isALL for human rights.
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    Sally Dawson
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  • @1when tweeted link to this page. 2017-09-10 17:39:08 -0400
  • signed 2017-09-10 17:39:03 -0400
    Thinking of you Issa, and praying that you will be released soon.
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    edith gurney
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  • signed 2017-09-10 16:22:50 -0400
    We are waiting and waiting and waiting….and finally hoping for justice in Palestine
  • signed 2017-09-10 16:11:56 -0400
    It’s so sad to hear this sort of news. Fighting amongst the freedom fighters is music to the ears of the oppressors!


    Tony Wild