The decision to charge Palestinian human rights defender Issa Amro using a controversial Electronic Crimes Law marks a dramatic escalation in the Palestinian authorities’ onslaught against freedom of expression, said Amnesty International today.
“Today’s decision to charge Issa Amro and extend his detention is an alarming development which demonstrates the lengths to which the Palestinian authorities are prepared to go to silence peaceful critics,” said Magdalena Mughrabi, Deputy Middle East and North Africa Director at Amnesty International. Read full report in Amnesty website
Palestine Update 447
Africa stays steadfast with Palestinian solidarity
Journalist, political analyst, and author, Ramzy Baroud reports how: ‘Empower Africa’, an Israeli firm that is constantly seeking financial...