Posts Tagged “civil rights violations”

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

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Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported

Israel Orders Human Rights Watch Official Deported Government-Compiled Dossier Accuses Organization of Promoting Boycotts Israeli authorities on May 7, 2018, revoked the work permit for Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director, and ordered him to leave Israel within 14 days. The government said it was because of Shakir’s alleged support for boycotts of Israel….

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How can Israel be a ‘democracy’ while allowing racism?

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How can Israel be a ‘democracy’ while allowing racism?

How can Israel be a ‘democracy’ while allowing racism? Discrimination in Israel is a reality that the mainstream American news media, Israelis and many American supporters of Israel, including politicians, ignore. Israel has adopted 65 laws that specifically discriminate against non-Jewish citizens inside Israel, some openly and others creating loopholes and exceptions that justify discrimination…

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Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL

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Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL

Rally for Gutierrez for opposing Israeli detentions of children, Chicago, IL Congressman Luis Gutierrez will be honored by leaders and activists on Monday March 12, 2018 for his leadership in calling on Israel to end its policies of imprisoning and detaining children. Gutierrez, who has represented the Illinois 4th Congressional District since January 1993, has…

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ACLU challenges discriminatory laws banning boycott of Israel

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ACLU challenges discriminatory laws banning boycott of Israel

ACLU challenges discriminatory laws banning boycott of Israel USCPR Welcomes ACLU Lawsuit Challenging Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Law The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights welcomes the American Civil Liberties Union’s landmark lawsuit, filed today, challenging an anti-boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) law in the state of Kansas for its violation of the First Amendment. The Kansas law…

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Israel violates rule of law, oppressing innocent civilians

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Israel violates rule of law, oppressing innocent civilians

Israel violates rule of law, oppressing innocent civilians 40,000 Palestinians Collectively Punished after Har Adar Attack Israeli violates civil rights of Palestinians. On Tuesday, 26 September, Nimer Mahmoud Jamal, 37, from Beit Surik carried out an attack in the settlement of Har Adar, killing a Border Police officer and two settlement security guards: Sgt. Solomon…

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Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police

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Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police

Sudanese journalist fined over column criticizing police New York, August 22, 2017—Sudanese authorities yesterday fined Suheir Abdelrahim, a columnist for the daily Al-Tayyar, for a column criticizing the police, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the sentence and called on authorities not to contest the journalist’s appeal. At an earlier hearing,…

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