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Amnesty urges Israel to free prisoner of conscience Bassem Tamimi | #NabiSaleh

Maan News Agency | Nov 28, 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Israel to release a non-violent demonstrator who was detained in mid-November in the occupied West Bank. The group expressed concern for Nabi Saleh’s Bassem Tamimi, “a prisoner of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of his right to […]

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Amnesty International calls on #Israel to free Palestinian prisoner Bassem Tamimi

Bassem Tamimi (file photo) PressTV | Thu Nov 8, 2012 3:34AM GMT Amnesty International (AI) has called on Israel to free a Palestinian activist, who was handed down a four-month prison sentence for participating in a demonstration against illegal Israeli settlements. On Tuesday, a military court in Israel sentenced Bassem Tamimi and fined him 5,000 […]

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Amnesty: Leftist writer Qatamesh a prisoner of conscience

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 7 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian academic who received a third six-month administrative detention order on March 1 should be considered a prisoner of conscience and released unconditionally, Amnesty International said Tuesday. Ahmad Qatamesh has been held without charge or trial since April 21, 2011. He was given a […]

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Amnesty: Release prisoner of conscience Bassem Tamimi

MAAN NEWS AGENCY MARCH 2 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Anti-wall protest organizer Bassem Tamimi is a prisoner of conscience and should be released immediately and unconditionally, Amnesty International reiterated Friday. Tamimi was arrested in March and charged with “incitement and support of a hostile organization, organizing and participating in unauthorized processions, incitement to throwing […]

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