by Kristin McCarthy
on November 25, 2014
AAI is pleased to join the Mossawa Center's campaign combatting Israeli police brutality against Arab citizens of Israel, and to demand a fair investigation into the death of Khayr al-Din Hamdan.
The Mossawa Center, the Advocacy Center for Arab citizens in Israel, aims to promote the economic, social, cultural and political rights of the Palestinian citizens in Israel. Below is a press release about the campaign.
The Mossawa Center demands a fair investigation for Kheir Hamdan and an end to police violence
Mossawa calls on the Israeli citizens as well as the International community to contact Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni as well as Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and urge them to call for a full investigation in to the shooting of Kheir al-Din al-Hamdan that is a deadly symptom of the marginalization of Arab citizens in Israel.
Mossawa Director Jafar Farah stated, "We hold state institutions responsible for the crisis that we all face. Jewish And Arab leaders and public should take responsibility to end this crisis and act to build the future of democracy, peace and social rights."
Please use the links below to send an emails to Minister of Justice Tzipi Livni and President Reuven Rivlin in English or Hebrew. You may use our prewritten text or your own message. If you receive any response please forward it to Programs.Mossawa@gmail.com
The Mossawa Center, the Advocacy Center for Arab citizens in Israel, aims to promote the economic, social, cultural and political rights of the Palestinian citizens in Israel, and the recognition of this community as a national indigenous minority, with their own national, cultural and historical distinctiveness. The Center develops programs to promote a democratic society, and acts against all forms of discrimination based on race, nationalism, religious affiliation, social status, gender, and disabilities