Archive For The “Civil Rights” Category

Israel rules it is not liable for civilian casualties in Gaza

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Israel rules it is not liable for civilian casualties in Gaza

Israel rules it is not liable for civilian casualties in Gaza Israeli court: State isn’t liable for damages for severely wounding Gaza boy in 2014; new law grants comprehensive immunity to Israeli military in Gaza. According to court, law prohibiting Palestinians living in Gaza – an ‘enemy entity’ – from seeking compensation from Israel is constitutional,…

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Americans for Peace Now launches new “Settlement Map” App

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Americans for Peace Now launches new “Settlement Map” App

Americans for Peace Now launches new “Settlement Map” App It is our pleasure at Peace Now to share with you that our sister organization in the United States, Americans for Peace Now, has just released its new and improved settlement map mobile application, Facts on the Ground. The app is a staple of our tours…

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Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America

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Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America

Hate Crimes Continue to Surge in America Underreporting Remains Significant Problem in FBI’s Annual Statistics The Arab American Institute expressed concern and disappointment with the release of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) 2017 hate crime statistics. As expected, hate crime surged yet again in 2017. However, the data contained some glaring omissions, including three…

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

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Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April

Illinois legislator introduces law to recognize Arab Heritage month in April Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan announced he has introduced a law to recognize April as Arab Heritage Month in Illinois. If approved, the law would add Illinois to the seven other U.S. States that now recognize April as a national commemoration month for…

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UN Grants Palestine expanded rights

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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…

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Israel denies rights to Palestinian dissident jailed for 20 months

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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…

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