Israel has officially refused to renew the travel
document of Omar Barghouti, co-founder of PACBI, in a move that
amounts to a travel ban and is an escalation of its attacks on
non-violent Palestinian human rights defenders and on the BDS

Barghouti, who lives with his family in Acre, has Israeli permanent
residency and requires an Israeli travel document to be able to

Omar Barghouti


travel in and out of Palestine/Israel.
His immediate reaction was: “I am unnerved but certainly
undeterred by these threats. Nothing will stop me from struggling
for my people’s freedom, justice and peace”.

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by Palestine News Network
Sixteen international organisations condemn the travel restrictions
on BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti
– including BRICUP