Brazilian parties and organizations demand freedom from Khitam Saafin and Julian Assange

PT President, Gleisi Hoffmann and organizations linked to the International Peoples Assembly in Brazil deliver document demanding the freedom of activists

The document was delivered by more than 50 Brazilian organizations. Photo: MST Disclosure

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This morning, November 9, Workers Party President Glesi Hoffmann, along with militants from the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST), the World March of Women (MMM), the Movement of Peasant Women (MMC), the Levante da Juventude, of the Central Única dos Trabalhadores (CUT) and the Teachers Union, representing more than 50 Brazilian organizations that are part of the International Peoples Assembly and La Via Campesina Brazil, visited the embassies of Israel and the United Kingdom to file documents demanding the freedom of the Palestinian Militant Khitam Saafin and Julian Assange.

On November 2, 2020, Israeli Army forces arrested one of the main Palestinian militants, Khitam Saafin, a member of the General Secretariat of the General Union of Palestinian Women and chairman of the Palestinian Women’s Union Committees, after breaking into her home in the city of Beitunia in Ramallah.

According to the document delivered to the Israeli embassy in Brasilia, Khitam’s prison is part of a criminal policy by the Israeli government against the Palestinian people and their national leaders, especially women, which aims to prevent these leaders from fulfilling their roles in the fight against the Israeli occupation of Palestine.

In the document delivered to the United Kingdom embassy, ​​the organizations claim that the illegality of Julian Assange’s arrest offends all universal principles, in particular the universal principle of freedom of expression and freedom of information, and underscore the United Kingdom’s subservient attitude to the United States of America.