Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace and Justice

Groups urge Clinton to intervene in case of jailed rights defender

Madame Secretary, we respectfully request that your office investigate the arrest, unlawful treatment, and detention of Mr. Makhoul and use its considerable diplomatic influence to bring an end to his arbitrary detention and to ensure that Israel, a leading recipient of US military and economic aid, comply with its commitment under US law and international legal¬†norms.