Palestinian lawyer’s plea bargain as Israel ‘persecutes rights defenders

A Palestinian lawyer signed a plea deal earlier this week in order to avoid a prison sentence for his alleged involvement with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), the latest example of Israel’s “persecution of human rights defenders.” The lawyer for prisoners rights group Addameer accepted a plea bargain on Sunday in order to forgo a prison sentence for allegedly being a member of PFLP and leading demonstrations against Israeli policies. The lawyer has denied both charges.
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