Thursday, October 8, 2009

Updates on Mohammad Othman

On September 22, Mohammad Othman was arrested by soldiers on the Allenby Bridge Crossing, the border from Jordan to Palestine. Othman has been targeted due to his nonviolent activity and his advocacy on behalf of boycott, divestment, and sanctions. For updates on Mohammad's condition, follow the Free Mohammad Othamn blog. The most recent update on Mohammad: "We have just received the bad news that Mohammad’s detention has been extended again with another 12 days. We will update you with more detailed information in a couple of hours, as well as suggested actions." To take action for Mohammad's release, click here. US Campaign member group Grassroots International has written a letter directed at the US Embassy in Tel Aviv, which you can read and sign by clicking here. US Campaign member group Jewish Voice for Peace has initiated a similar letter directed to President Obama, which you can read and sign by clicking here.