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24/08/2010 — Abdallah Abu Rahmah, the coordinator of the Bil’in Popular Committee, was convicted of incitement and organizing illegal marches by an Israeli military court. The conviction concluded an eight months long political show trial, during which he was kept behind bars. Help us work for his release.
We are now waiting for Abdallah’s sentence, but he is facing years in jail. Now is the last moment act up on his case, and it is still not too late.
Please use the below template letters we have prepared to ask your Minister of Foreign Affairs to send an official inquiry to the Israeli government about Abdallah. Demand that your country apply pressure on Israeli officials to release Abdallah Abu Rahmah and stop targeting popular struggle.
Earlier today, Abdallah Abu Rahmah, the coordinator of the Bil’in Popular Committee, was convicted of incitement and organizing illegal marches by an Israeli military court. The conviction concluded an eight months long political show trial, during which he was kept behind bars. Help us work for his release.
Persecuted for his key role in organizing the successful grassroots campaign against the wall and Jewish-only settlement on Bil’in’s land, Abdallah was convicted based only on the forced testimonies of minors who were arrested from their beds at the middle of the night. not a single material evidence was presented during the entire trial.
At 1:30 in the morning on July 19th armed Israeli soldiers drove into Bil’in under the cover of the pitch black night, and raided the house of well known activist Wajeeh Burnat, one of the main characters in the film Bil’in Habibti. This time, the raid was conducted to take Ahmad, his 17 year-old son.
It is not often that we ask for such help, but we turn to you today asking for a donation, large or small, to help in securing his release.
Israeli repression of Palestinian non-violent resistance against the Wall and the Occupation takes a distubring turn: Adeeb Abu Rahma, from Bil’in Village, sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.
On 30 June 2010, grassroots activist Adeeb Abu Rahma, member of the Bil’in Popular Committee against the Wall and Settlements, was sentenced by Israeli military court to two years’ imprisonment, after being arrested on 10 July 2009 during a weekly demonstration in Bil’in, and after spending 11 months of detention in the Ofer military complex in the Occupied Territories.
Adeeb Abu Rahmah, a protest leader from Bil’in, was sentenced to twelve months imprisonment, for his involvement in organizing demonstrations. Having served his sentence in full, Abu Rahmah, who was arrested on July 10th, 2009, was supposed to be released immediately according to the decision. The prosecution, which hoped for an even harsher sentence, filed an appeal in the Military Court of Appeals, asking that Abu Rahmah remains incarcerated despite having served his sentence.