Over 140 psychotherapists, researchers and other mental health professionals
have written an open letter to the Society for Psychotherapy Research
(SPR) to express dismay at its decision to hold its next international
conference in Jerusalem.

In the letter, the group of professionals called for the conference
to move locations, explaining that Israel’s policies in the Occupied
Palestinian Territories, including house demolitions, movement restrictions
and imprisonment without trial, result in “insecurity, despair,
helplessness and humiliation”.

Read the open

in the Middle East Monitor