Salah Hamouri at the European Parliament

Palestinian NGO Fights Revoking of Salah Hamouri’s Residency Rights

On Tuesday June 29, Israel’s new Minister of the Interior, the far-right politician from Yamina Ayelet Shaked, announced her adoption of the ministry’s bureaucratic recommendation to revoke the permanent residency status of Palestinian attorney and activist Salah Hamouri who lives in occupied East Jerusalem. Shaked justified her approving the process based on Hamouri’s “breach of allegiance.”…

Attorney Salah Hamouri

France Protests Plans to Expel Palestinian Atty. Salah Hamouri

France has registered an official protest against Israel’s planned deportation of the Palestinian-French lawyer Salah Hamouri. Paris asked Israel on Sunday, September 14, to postpone his expulsion and allow Hamouri, who is a French citizen, to be reunited with his family in Jerusalem. Israel’s Foreign Ministry deputy director-general for Europe, Anna Azari, told the French Ambassador…

Addameer Lawyer Salah Hamouri Conditionally Released by Court

Salah Hamouri, a lawyer for Adameer, the Palestinian Prisoner and Human Rights Association, was conditionally released from detention on Tuesday, July 8, by the Israeli Court of First Instance, after he had been arrested on June 30 in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem. On July 1, Hamouri’s detention was extended for another seven days,…

Salah Hamouri

Israel Extends Administrative Detention of Palestinian-French Human Rights Worker

Israeli military occupation authorities renewed on Monday, February 26, the administrative detention of Palestinian-French human rights defender Salah Hamouri for an additional four months Hamouri, who works with the prisoners’ rights group Addameer has been held by Israel since its military forces detained him last August. Under administrative detention, a holdover from British colonial rule,…