What We Can Do: ACT NOW

October 5, 2014

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Protesters hold portraits of Samer Issawi, A Palestinian prisoner held in Israeli jail and on hunger strike

Ms Shireen Issawi and Ms Bushra al-Taweel are both devoted to promoting and protecting the human rights of Palestinian prisoners. Both their cases raise serious concerns that Palestinian human rights defenders are being targeted by Israeli authorities for arbitrary arrest and detention due to peacefully and legitimately exercising their fundamental right to freedom of expression on the significant human rights issue of Palestinian prisoner conditions and rights.