Israel: Release Long Detained Gaza Aid Worker: 6 Years After Arrest, Mohammad al-Halabi Has Not Been Convicted of a Crime

Human Rights Watch – (Jerusalem) – Israeli authorities should immediately release Mohammad al-Halabi, a humanitarian worker from Gaza detained for nearly six years both before and during his trial, Human Rights Watch said today. The Israeli Supreme Court on February 17, 2022, renewed al-Halabi’s detention for 90 days: its 23rd such renewal. Israeli prosecutors have charged al-Halabi, the 45-year-old head of the Gaza office of the Christian charity World Vision, with diverting tens of millions of dollars to Palestinian armed groups. But after more than 160 hearings, the court has yet to convict him. The trial has been marred by

Source: Israel: Release Long Detained Gaza Aid Worker: 6 Years After Arrest, Mohammad al-Halabi Has Not Been Convicted of a Crime

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