Letter to Catherine Ashton

The Honorable Baroness Catherine Ashton High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Vice President of the European Commission Dear Baroness Ashton: On December 16th, Jamal Juma’, was arrested by Israeli Authorities. Mr. Juma’, an internationally known and respected Palestinian human rights defender, is known to many EU officials and diplomatic missions because of his advocacy work and has participated in many European Union and United Nations conferences on Palestine.  Mr. Juma’ – coordinator of the Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign – is subjected to a military court system that does not comply with international standards of fair trial and due process. Jamal’s arrest comes at the height of the current wave of Israeli repression Повече [...]