Samer Issawi - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • JJerrold Cohen
    • 23.02.13 | 03:30 (IST)

    Over 1,000 people worldwide have agreed to undergo a 24-hour fast in sympathy with Samer Issawi, starting 8:00 PM in their particular time zones. Issawi is jailed for one reason only, he dares to ask for his freedom. For thst reason his family is now incarcerated, to help the Israeli government to force him to start eating again. As I understand it, he is being force-fed to keep him alive, by the Israeli government. I ask all Israelis of conscience to demand of the government his and his family's unfettered freedom. Show the world that Israel stands for freedom for all, not freedom for Jews at the cost of Palestinians.

    from the article: Letters to the Editor
    First published 02:42 12.02.13 | Last updated 02:42 12.02.13
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