International Shia News Agency

Palestinian human rights activists blocked from attending UN civil society forum

Palestinian human rights activists

SHAFAQNA- The USA and Israel have blocked leading Palestinian human rights activists from attending the UN Civil Society Forum in Mexico City. The Director of Addameer for Human Rights, Sahar Francis, and the Director of Bisan Centre for Research and Development, Ubai Al-Aboudi, were both stopped by the Israeli authorities, apparently at America’s request.

Despite having the necessary documentation, Francis was prevented from boarding a flight to the USA last Saturday, a day before Al-Aboudi was stopped from travelling to Amman in Jordan to catch a flight to attend the same event.

Source: middleeastmonitor

Related posts

NRC: EU’s continued delay in distributing aid is putting Palestinian lives at risk

asadian

USA: Thousands celebrate as New Jersey city renames busy street ‘Palestine Way’

asadian

Palestinians Commemorated 74th Nakba Day [Photos}

asadian

Israeli Forces Raid Jenin Camp Again

asadian

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces in central West Bank

asadian

World Bank: Precarious Palestinian economy needs more aid

asadian

Leave a Comment