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URGENT ACTION NEEDED FOR POLITICAL PRISONERS BILAL DIAB AND THAER HALAHLEH!
Al-Awda, The Palestine Right To Return Coalition calls on all people of
conscience to take immediate action to try to save the lives of Palestinian
political prisoners Bilal Diab 27, and Thaer Halahleh 33, who have been on
the longest Palestinian prisoner hunger strike starting February 28, 2012
(68 days, surpassing Khader Adnan). All the current Palestinian hunger
strikers have been illegally detained by Israeli authorities under the guise
of “administrative detention” without any charge or trial whatsoever.
To protest their ill-treatment in Israeli detention and ongoing humiliation
of Palestinians who resist the illegal occupation, and to protect their dignity and dignity of all Palestinians, like Adnan Khader and Hana’a Shalabi before them, Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh began a hunger
strike 68 days ago.
The Israeli kangaroo court system has systematically denied their court
appeals to release them from prison without regard to their severe and
dangerous medical conditions. This has been common practice by the Israeli
court system for Palestinians who courageously challenge Israel’s brutal
Please join the voices and support around the world to save The lives of
Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh along with the other numerous hunger strikers
and demand their immediate release from prison! Take action now!
Please write to President Obama and voice your concern and demand that the US administration intervene for the immediate release of Bilal Diab and
Thaer Halahleh from administrative detention. You can use the online form
Call US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton: (202) 647-4000 or Office of Near East Affairs: (202) 647-7209. Demand that the Secretary intervene for the immediate release of Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahleh from administrative
Organize Rallies at your local Israeli Embassies.
Help spread awareness through social media and to all your contacts as you
deem fit after you take action!
Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Fax Toll Free: 866-619-2090
Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition (PRRC) is the largest
network of grassroots activists and students dedicated to Palestinian human rights. We are a not for profit tax-exempt educational and charitable
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the United States of America. Under IRS guidelines, your donations to PRRC
are tax-deductible. To donate, please go to:
http://www.al-awda.org/donate.html and follow the instructions. To become a member, go to http://al-awda.org/membership.html