A letter has been sent to the Canadian Head of Mission in Ramallah, Robin Wettlaufer signed by more than 30 civil society organizations from Canada, Palestine and elsewhere, and more than 100 lawyers, academics, faith leaders and others, most from Canada. Signatories include former UN rapporteur Richard Falk, academic Noam Chomsky, and author Yann Martel.
They urge Wettlaufer to visit human rights defender and lawyer Salah Hammouri in Ofer prison, and to pressure Israeli authorities for; Salah Hammouri’s immediate and unconditional release.
Read the letter below.
See more actions you can take, including the social media kit HERE.
Check out other resources, HERE.
Read about the ICC submission and other actions taken HERE.
Civil society organizations supporting this statement:
Academics for Palestine-Concordia, Montreal
Australians for Palestine, Australia
Barnard-Boecker Centre Foundation, Victoria, BC
Bathurst United Church, Toronto
Canada Palestine Support Network (CanPalNet), Vancouver, BC Canada
Canadian BDS Coalition
Canadian Foreign Policy Institute
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME)
Early Childhood Development Virtual University, Victoria
Edmonton Small Press Association
Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA)
Global Peace Alliance Society, Surrey, BC
Good Shepherd Collective, Palestine
Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War
Independent Jewish Voices Canada
Jewish Voice for Labour, London, UK
Jews for Palestinian Right of Return, US
Just Peace Advocates/Mouvement Pour Une Paix Juste, Canada
Just Peace Committee, Vancouver, BC
Justice for Palestinians, Calgary
Knowledge Track Inc., Ottawa
MidIslanders for Justice and peace in the Middle East, Vancouver Island
Niagara Movement for Justice in Palestine-Israel (NMJPI), St. Catharines, Ontario
Oakville Palestinian Rights Association, Oakville
PAJU (Palestinian and Jewish Unity), Montreal
Palestinian Canadian Community Centre (PCCC) – Palestine House, Mississauga
Palestine Solidarity Network – Edmonton
Regina Peace Council
Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network (International organization)/signer in Vancouver
Socialist Action, Canada
Venezuela Peace and Solidarity Committee of Vancouver
World BEYOND War