Situation of M. Salah Hammouri - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (04.09.17)


Q. – What is the situation of M. Hammouri, in administrative detention in Israel? What are you expecting from the hearing, planned for tomorrow?

A. – We are very closely following the situation of M. Salah Hammouri and exercising consular protection for him. Our consul general in Jerusalem visited him yesterday in detention. The Consul General will also be represented at the hearing planned tomorrow to consider the application for an extension to his administrative detention.

We call on the Israeli authorities to allow M. Hammouri to receive a visit from his wife and their child, a wish his family has expressed.