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Statement by the Irish Association of Social Workers on the Arrest of Munther Amira

  • 24 Jan 2018

The Board of the Irish Association of Social Workers after its meeting on the 22nd January issued the following statement

23rd January 2018

The Irish Association of Social Workers supports the call of the International Federation of Social Workers' Human Rights Commission for the immediate release of Munther Amira, a Palestinian Social Worker who was arrested in December 2017 while peacefully protesting to defend the rights of children detained by Israeli authorities.

To read an update from the IFSW on Munther Amira’s detention, please go to http://ifsw.org/news/update-concerning-detention-of-munther-amira-15th-january-2018/

To sign the petition calling for his release go to https://www.change.org/p/unconditional-release-of-palestinian-social-worker-munther-amira