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free_sheil_salehShaykh Raed Salah, the most prominent Arab political leader from Jerusalem and defender of Masjid Al-Aqsa was arrested in London on 28 June at the request of the Home Secretary Theresa May. He may now be deported. Shaykh Raed has worked tirelessly for years championing the rights of Palestinians both within Israel and the Occupied Territories. He has faced arrest and imprisonment on numerous occasions despite engaging in peaceful activities promoting Arab-Israeli and Palestinian human rights.
Urgent Action: Sign Petition for the Release of Shaykh Salah

Please sign this petition which we plan to hand in to the Home Secretary for the release of Shaykh Raed Salah.

We the undersigned:

· Call for the immediate release of Shaykh Raed Salah
· Call upon the Home Secretary to drop the deportation charges
· Consider Shaykh Raed Salah a human rights activist
· Call upon Home Secretary to allow him to refute and/or challenge the accusation levelled against him

www.ipetitions.com/petition/release-shaykh-raed-salah/


Useful Links:

http://www.middleeastmonitor.org.uk/resources/fact-sheets/1082-shaikh-raed-salah

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jun/29/sheikh-raed-salah-arrest-britain-accused

http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/06/201163018281599335.html
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