This Amnesty International worker shares his thoughts about clinging to hope while under the brutal, often indiscriminate and frivolous restrictions Israel imposes on Palestinians like himself.
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The bizarre case of Mohammad El-Halabi displays Israeli “justice”
Mohammed El-Halabi’s experience as a Palestinian prisoner in Israel is unique only in its magnitude of injustice – its essence is common to thousands of Palestinians, including numerous practices that contravene international law.
Intensifying injustice: capital punishment in Israel
As Israel considers adopting the death sentence for Palestinians, it is worth recalling that under occupation, Palestinians already face harsh injustice and that such a law would be illegal according to international law. The examples of Elor Azaria’s 9-month prison term for killing an unarmed, injured Palestinian at point-blank range, and Ahed Tamimi’s 8-month sentence for slapping an IDF soldier, indicate that the Israeli “justice” system is already severely lopsided.