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Ahmad Khalefa

HRD Lawyer

Ahmad Khalefa is a Palestinian human rights attorney in Israel working across a span of critical human rights issues, such as the forced transfer of Bedouin communities in the Negev, infringements on freedom of speech in Israeli society, and the discriminatory use of administrative detention without trial against Palestinians. Since 2022, Khalefa has worked with the Human Rights Defenders Fund (HRDF),an Israeli organization that provides free legal support to HRDs criminalized by state authorities for their work on both sides of the Green Line. Ahmad Khalefa have also been together with his collective "Al Hirak Al Fahmawi" a leading figure in the campaign to reduce escalating murder rates and violence against women in Palestinian communities inside Israel.