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Illinois Legislature adopts bill to name April Arab Heritage Month

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Illinois Legislature adopts bill to name April Arab Heritage Month

Illinois Legislature adopts bill to name April Arab Heritage Month Illinois Legislature passes law to designate April as Arab American Heritage Month. The bill was introduced by Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan, and co-sponsored by State Senator Steve Landek and Representative Mike Zalewski. The bill restores respect for Illinois’ Arab American community which was…

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Israel Supreme Court rejects “equality for all” bill

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Israel Supreme Court rejects “equality for all” bill

Israel Supreme Court rejects “equality for all” bill Israeli Supreme Court refuses to allow discussion of full equal rights & ‘state of all its citizens’ bill in Knesset. Adalah: Supreme Court dismisses appeal by Arab Knesset members promoting democratic values on the basis of equality for all. The Israeli Supreme Court early this afternoon, Sunday, 30…

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Afula city council members swear to ‘preserve city’s Jewish character’

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Afula city council members swear to ‘preserve city’s Jewish character’

Afula city council members swear to ‘preserve city’s Jewish character’ The Jewish Nation-State Law effect: Afula city council members swear to ‘preserve city’s Jewish character’. Adalah demands municipality immediately rescind racist oath; Adalah fears northern city ban on non-residents in public park is aimed at Arab citizens from surrounding communities. Half a year after Israel…

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UN criticizes Israel’s “Nation State Law” as “discriminatory”

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UN criticizes Israel’s “Nation State Law” as “discriminatory”

UN criticizes Israel’s “Nation State Law” as “discriminatory” UN Special Rapporteurs give Israel 60 days to respond to ‘deep concerns’ regarding Jewish Nation-State Law. Four Special Rapporteurs express ‘deep concern’ that Nation-State Law is ‘discriminatory in nature and in practice against non-Jewish citizens and other minorities and does not apply the principle of equality between citizens,…

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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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