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Palestinian academic given detention extension must be released

Headline Title:  Palestinian academic given detention extension must be released 25 April 2013 Israel must release a Palestinian activist held without charge for two years, Amnesty International urged today after his administrative detention was extended for the sixth time without justification.Ahmed Qatamesh, a 63-year-old academic who Amnesty International believes is being detained to deter political activities by other Palestinian left-wing activists, was yesterday told he will be held for at least another four months from 29 April."Ahmed Qatamesh is a prisoner of conscience who…

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