Israel

Repeated sentencing of conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan

Activist:
Land:
  • Israel
Not sent after:
  • 7 Apr 2011
  • Use this form to send the letter below to the relevant authority (Minister of Defense Ehud Barak). You can add your own notes in a separate box after the standard text, if you wish. You must include a name, address, and email address; a copy will be sent to you with a cc to the WRI office (so we have a record of how many email letters have been sent out for this particular case).

Repeated sentencing of conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan

Dear Ehud Barat,

I am very concerned about the repeated imprisonment of conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan, who has been sentenced to 20 days on 21 March 2011. This is his seventh prison sentence since November 2010.

Ajuad Zidan

Activist:
Detention centre:
Start of detention:
  • 21 Mar 2011
End of detention:
  • 7 Apr 2011
Land:
  • Israel
Beschreibung:
  • Seventh prison term for refusing to enlist, this time 20 days.

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Ajuad Zidan

Activist:
Detention centre:
Start of detention:
  • 27 Feb 2011
End of detention:
  • 25 Mar 2011
Land:
  • Israel
Beschreibung:
  • Sixth prison term for refusing to enlist in the Israeli Defence Forces.

ISRAEL: Sixth prison term for conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan

Activist:
Land:
  • Israel
Has been sent:
  • Yes
Alert:

Ajuad ZidanAjuad ZidanWar Resisters' International learnt today that Israeli conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan has been sentenced to a sixth (!) prison term, this time of 30 days, on 27 February 2011.

Since November 2010, when he first sentenced 10 days' imprisonment for refusal to enlist, he has been in and out of prison.

Repeated sentencing of conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan

Activist:
Land:
  • Israel
Not sent after:
  • 24 Mar 2011
  • Use this form to send the letter below to the relevant authority (Minister of Defense Ehud Barak). You can add your own notes in a separate box after the standard text, if you wish. You must include a name, address, and email address; a copy will be sent to you with a cc to the WRI office (so we have a record of how many email letters have been sent out for this particular case).

Repeated sentencing of conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan

Dear Ehud Barat,

I am very concerned about the repeated imprisonment of conscientious objector Ajuad Zidan, who has been sentenced to 30 days on 27 February 2011. This is his sixth prison sentence since November 2010.

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