Posts Tagged “jailed”

Adalah: Arab leader released from detention

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Adalah: Arab leader released from detention

Adalah: Arab leader released from detention Israeli court releases Arab political leader from detention, accepting Adalah’s legal defense. Abnaa al-Balad leader Raja Eghbaria released to house arrest after court agrees with defense team that police behavior confirms he poses no threat justifying detention for a series of Facebook posts over the last year. Arab political leader…

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UN Human Rights group urges Egypt to release songwriter El Behairy

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UN Human Rights group urges Egypt to release songwriter El Behairy

UN Human Rights group urges Egypt to release songwriter El Behairy UN human rights experts* have urged Egyptian authorities to release poet Galal El Behairy, who has been detained since February for writing a song critical of government policies. Mr. El Bahairy wrote the lyrics to the song ‘Balaha’, performed by Ramy Essam, and released…

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Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality

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Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality

Israeli refuses military service because of Gaza brutality Jewish Israeli Mattan Hellman (20), of Kibbutz Ha’ogen, has refused to serve in the Israeli military citing the ongoing violence and claiming to be a conscientious objector. Conscientious objectors are recognized in most civilized military systems, including int he United States. However, Israel severely punishes Jews who refuse…

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