Paris and human-rights groups say sending Jerusalem-born Salah Hammouri to France violates international law

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Salah Hammouri arriving in Paris after his extradition.

Photo: Lewis Joly/Associated Press

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Fatima AbdulKarim and

Aaron Boxerman

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EAST JERUSALEM—Israel deported Salah Hammouri, a Palestinian-French lawyer, to France on Sunday, marking the first time Israel has relied on a recent law that permits revoking the residency status of Palestinians in East Jerusalem for a “breach of allegiance” to the state.

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