Amnesty International is appealing to the Israeli authorities to free the Palestinian human rights defender Hasan Ghassan Ghaleb Safadi, who has been placed under a six-month administrative detention.

Amnesty believes that some of those held in administrative detention are prisoners of conscience, held solely for the peaceful exercise of their right to freedom of expression and association.

Hasan Safadi, 24, a Palestinian resident of occupied East Jerusalem, and the media coordinator for the prisoners’ rights group Addameer, was arrested at the al Karameh border crossing between Jordan ...


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