Protesting for Palestinian PrisonersAug. 8, 2016, midnight
Ambassador Hassassian participated in the London protest to support Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails, on Friday 5th August.
Inminds human rights group held the protest outside the UK Mission of the international Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to demand freedom for hunger striker, Bilal Kayed, held without charge or trial, and to demand that ICRC restore the twice-monthly family visits for Palestinian political prisoners. H.E. Hassassian said it was important to take every opportunity to show solidarity with the most vulnerable Palestinians suffering in Israeli jails.