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  • 18 Oct 2018

    Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring

    Palestinian human rights activist publishes memoir on Arab Spring A Rebel in Gaza: Behind the Lines of the Arab Spring is a critical memoir documenting years of upheaval presents a compelling personal view of life in Gaza for progressive youth; Gaza has always been rebellious . . . stubborn, addictive. I’m her daughter, and I look...

  • 18 Oct 2018

    Israeli writer Larry Derfner on The Arab Street podcast

    Israeli writer Larry Derfner on The Arab Street podcast Israeli writer and author Larry Derfner joined Palestinian writer Ray Hanania on TheArabStreet.org Podcast for a discussion about the challenges facing Palestinians and Israelis and the fight for peace. Born and raised in the U.S., Derfner started his career in journalism in Los Angeles and continued...

  • 17 Oct 2018

    UN Grants Palestine expanded rights

    UN Grants Palestine expanded rights State of Palestine to Gain Enhanced Rights, Privileges in General Assembly Work, Sessions When It Assumes 2019 Group of 77 Chairmanship. Trump America, Apartheid Israel and racist Australia all vote against freedoms and expanded UN rights for Christians and Muslims living in Israel and under Israeli occupation, as racist UN...

  • 16 Oct 2018

    Israel denies rights to Palestinian dissident jailed for 20 months

    Israel denies rights to Palestinian dissident jailed for 20 months A young Palestinian man in Israeli detention for a year and eight months in an effort to expel him to Brazil. HaMoked, the Center for the Defense of the Individual, filed an appeal against the detention: Israeli authorities are punishing him for their own failure to legalize...

  • 12 Oct 2018

    The Arab Street Radio: Ghassan Khatib on future of Israel-Palestine peace

    The Arab Street Radio: Ghassan Khatib on future of Israel-Palestine peace Former Palestinian official and now Birzeit University professor Ghassan Khatib guests on The Arab Street Arab radio show with host Ray Hanania. The Arab Street Radio show is broadcast live in Detroit on WNZK AM 690 Radio on the 2nd Friday of each month...

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers

    Pritzker interview with Arab American newspapers Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker sat down with The Future News Newspaper (Al Mustaqbal) which is the largest Arabic and English bi-lingual newspaper in Illinois to discuss issues he hopes to address if he wins the Nov. 6, 2018 election for governor. The interview was conducted by Future News...

  • 11 Oct 2018

    New law requires airlines to provide non-discrimination training

    New law requires airlines to provide non-discrimination training The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act of 2018 was signed into law on Friday, October 5, 2018. The bill includes section 407, titled “Training policies regarding racial, ethnic, and religious nondiscrimination,” which outlines requirements for improving air carriers’ nondiscrimination policies and ...

  • 11 Oct 2018

    Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates

    Arab American voters in Illinois to rally for Democratic candidates Dozens of Democratic candidates running in the November 6, 2018 General election will be showcased at the annual Candidate’s Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, October 21 hosted by The Arab American Democratic Club. The keynote speakers at the event are Illinois House Speaker Michael J....

  • 02 Oct 2018

    Chicago Census office to hire Arabic partner for Census

    Chicago Census office to hire Arabic partner for Census The U.S. Census through its Chicago Regional office is looking to hire an “Arabic partner” for the next two years as the agency begins preparations to conduct the 2020 Census. Although the U.S. Government has rejected adding the category of “Arab” or “Middle East or North Africa”...

  • 30 Sep 2018

    Israel Supreme Court says OK to kill civilians

    Israel Supreme Court says OK to kill civilians Israel’s Supreme Court has said that the shooting and killing of civilians by Israeli soldiers and Israeli snipers are “legal”. From October 2000 to Gaza 2018: Israeli snipers continue killing unarmed Palestinian demonstrators with Israeli Supreme Court’s approval. Israel blatantly ignoring domestic and international law; Adalah ...

  • 29 Sep 2018

    Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics

    Federal Court in Arizona blocks anti-BDS law targeting Israel critics U.S. Federal District Court Judge Diane J. Humetewa Friday suspended an Arizona State law that has been spreading across America like a cancer that singles out critics of Israel for special punishment. The Law targets anyone who “boycotts” Israel for any reason denying them the ability...

  • 26 Sep 2018

    Chicago group sues government over secretive surveillance program

    Chicago group sues government over secretive surveillance program Arab American Action Network (AAAN) files lawsuit after the DOJ, FBI, & DHS fail to disclose records about controversial CVE surveillance initiative Today, the Arab American Action Network (AAAN), a grassroots community organizing and social services institution based in southwest Chicagoland, filed a federal lawsuit ...

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  • Aaron Hanania book The King's Pawn Author Signing Oak Lawn Illinois

    High school senior says writing book will improve student grades Aaron Hanania will sign copies of his new book at an event on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Oak Lawn Library from 6 pm until 8 pm, and discuss how young students can become better students through disciplined writing and storytelling. A writing project...

  • Adalah: Arab leader released from detention Israeli court releases Arab political leader from detention, accepting Adalah’s legal defense. Abnaa al-Balad leader Raja Eghbaria released to house arrest after court agrees with defense team that police behavior confirms he poses no threat justifying detention for a series of Facebook posts over the last year. Arab political leader...

  • Dr. Hanan Ashrawi

    Press Release: Ashrawi laments flaws in peace process, Israeli bad faith Dr. Ashrawi: “The built-in flaws in the Declaration of Principles and Israeli negotiations in bad faith have brought conditions to a critical phase” On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Principles on Interim Self-Government Arrangements (DOP), PLO Executive Committee...

  • AHRC Executive Director Imad Hamad

    AHRC honored to receive the UN NGO ECOSOC Consultative Status The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) is gratified and truly honored to receive the United Nations- ECOSOC Consultative Status approved in its session held on July 24, 2018. This recognition is important to the work of AHRC. The Consultative Status will enable AHRC to actively...

  • Jewish Voice for Peace denounces Israeli killings in Gaza The death toll in Gaza is rising literally as I write – 38 people have been killed already today. By the time you’re reading this, I don’t even want to guess. Meanwhile the US Embassy officially opened in Jerusalem: a cynical, dangerous celebration of annexation. This is the Nakba (“catastrophe”) happening...

  • 5:39 AM - 14 May 2018. Israeli, Jewish peace groups protest US Embassy move May 14, 2018

    Israeli, Jewish Peace groups denounce US Embassy move Trump: moving the Embassy won’t hide the occupation!   Today, May 14, 2018 at 15:15 to 18:00‏‏‏ (Israel/Palestine time),  a demonstration is held against Trump’s reckless and cynical act of moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem!  The protest was held at 13 Eliyahu Lankin Street in Jerusalem, initiated...

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