Meeting with Sahar Francis, Director of Addameer
Palestinian political prisoners:The intersection of human rights law and Palestinian resistance
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Since 2006, Sahar Francis has been the General Director of Ramallah-based Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association, a Palestinian NGO providing legal and advocacy support to Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli and Palestinian prisons. An attorney by training, she joined the association in 1998, first as a human rights lawyer, then as head of the Legal Unit. With over sixteen years of human rights experience, including human rights counseling and representation, Ms. Francis also sits on the Board of Defence for Children International – Palestine Section.
An event hosted by KCL Action Palestine and held in conjunction with UEL Friends of Palestine, UCL Friends of Palestine, LSE Palestine Society and SOAS Palestine Society.