Tuesday, May 27, 2003

 This is from my Dear friend Judeh who is, just like me, a ymca leader and staff member. He writes to me and I boomerang to you.

Arrest of a Third StudentoftheEast JerusalemYMCA VocationalTrainingCenter, Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp, Jericho
27 May 2003 
 Dear Friends and Partners,

Ali Mohammad Ali Al-Filali(ID 907473144) is from Jericho, born on 30 October 1983, was arrested on 17 May 2003by the Israeli forces at Jericho check point and was subsequently moved to Ofraprison near Ramallah. No justifications was given for his arrest and he was informed that his trial will be on 29 May 2003.

Mr. Al-Filali is a second year student of the Office Equipment Maintenance Section. This comes during the end of the scholastic year and final examinations after which he will graduate. 

We appeal to you to advocate for the freedom of Mr. Al-Filali andthe East Jerusalem YMCA staff members and students who are still imprisoned.


JudehN. Majaj
General Secretary
TheEast JerusalemYMCA