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  • 06 Dec 2019

    Saudi Arabia denounces attack on Pensacola Naval base

    Saudi Arabia denounces attack on Pensacola Naval base Saudi King Salman calls President Trump to express his condolences and forceful rejection of the violence at the Pensacola Naval; base by a Saudi Arabian national. An array of Saudi officials also joined in forcefully condemn Florida shooting which took the lives of three Americans, the life...

  • 28 Nov 2019

    Israel State Attorney says social media censorship by government is illegal

    Israel State Attorney says social media censorship by government is illegal Israel State Attorney claims censorship of social media content, following Cyber Unit requests, isn’t an ‘exercise of gov’t authority.’ Adalah & ACRI petition Supreme Court arguing that the Internet Referral Unit cannot submit “voluntary” requests in order to bypass the law. Following two years of...

  • 26 Nov 2019

    Saudi Human Rights Commission details efforts to end violence against women

    Saudi Human Rights Commission details efforts to end violence against women Head of Saudi Human Rights Commission Reaffirms The Kingdom’s Commitment to Ending All Forms of Violence Against Women ​ Women’s rights in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have seen an unprecedented transformation, due to the historical decisions made under the leadership of Custodian of...

  • 26 Nov 2019

    Video: ‘Gaza Fights for Freedom’: An antidote to Israel’s criminal propaganda 

    Video: ‘Gaza Fights for Freedom’: An antidote to Israel’s criminal propaganda  A new film by Abby Martin documents a people seeking dignity and basic rights, and ends with an appeal for BDS. Source Palestine Updates This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied entry into Gaza by...

  • 24 Nov 2019

    B’Tselem-produced documentary “Of Land and Bread” premieres at IDFA

    B’Tselem-produced documentary “Of Land and Bread” premieres at IDFA The first full-length documentary film produced by B’Tselem, “Of Land and Bread,” directed by the head of the organization’s video department, Ehab Tarabieh, premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) Sunday Nov. 24, 2019. The world premiere included additional screenings scheduled later this...

  • 19 Nov 2019

    Israeli woman refuses to serve in IDF

    Israel woman refuses to serve in IDF The military has sentenced conscientious Objector Yasmin Ricci-Yahav to 20 prison days for her refusal to join the military. This is Yasmin’s 5th prison term, and at the end of it she would have served 74 prison days In a video published before her current imprisonment, a very courageous...

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  • Author, Dr. Houssain Kettani published new book on Muslims and issues

    Book Release: Kettani publishes book about World Muslim Population Book is first of its kind research on Muslims, Halal, and sequel to stay of Muslim world population Dr. Houssain Kettani, professor of computer science, had his book “The World Muslim Population Spatial and Temporal Analyses” published this fall. This is his second book, following “The...

  • Protest in Sanaa, Yemen (February 3, 2011) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    128 detainees repatriated back to Yemen from Saudi Arabia Geneva (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, facilitated the repatriation of 128 detainees from Saudi Arabia to Yemen following a request from the Coalition’s Joint Forces Command and in agreement with both parties. Before the operation, the...

  • Ma'ale Efrayim an illegal Israeli settlement in the Occupied West Bank of Palestine  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

    APN Condemns New Trump Administration Policy Attempting to Legitimize Settlements Washington, DC —  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today announced the Trump administration’s latest assault on prospects for Israeli-Palestinian peace. In renouncing a 1978 letter by the State Department’s legal advisor and stating that “settlements are not per se illegal under international law,” the Trump administration...

  • Julian Assange. Photo courtesy Wikipedia

    UN expert on torture sounds alarm again that Julian Assange’s life may be at risk The UN Special Rapporteur on torture, Nils Melzer, has expressed alarm at the continued deterioration of Julian Assange’s health since his arrest and detention earlier this year, saying his life was now at risk. Mr. Assange was sent to a UK...

  • Imam Izzedin Elzir (Imam of Florence), Rabbi Marc Schneier, Dr Al Issa and Rav Lev

    Jewish and Muslim Partnership  commemorate Anniversary of Pittsburgh Synagogue shooting FOUNDATION FOR ETHNIC UNDERSTANDING & MUSLIM WORLD LEAGUE JOIN TOGETHER FOR SEASON OF TWINNING PROGRAM As the first anniversary of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting approaches, The Foundation for Ethnic Understanding (FFEU) and the Muslim World League announced an historic partnership for an innovative Season of...

  • Court room gavel, justice, law, legal, lawsuit

    ADC Legal Fellowship Opportunity: Seeking Legal Fellow The American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) is hiring one legal fellow to work with ADC’s Legal Department for the upcoming year of 2020. Interested law graduates must submit all required materials by December 1, 2019 to be considered. Description: ADC has protected the Arab-American community for 39 years against defamation,...

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