Posts Tagged “Civil Rights”

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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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

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ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon

ADC Salutes senior staff attorney Yolanda Rondon Senior Staff attorney at the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee honored for her dedication to fighting for civil and human rights ADC thanks Senior Staff Attorney Ms. Yolanda Rondon for her over five years of service and dedication to the community. Ms. Rondon’s tenure at ADC ends today, and…

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

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Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights

Congresswoman McCollum stands out as principled voice on human rights Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in regards to her bill, the Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Detention of Palestinian Children Act, H.R. 4391. Video of Congresswoman McCollum’s remarks can be seen here. Congresswoman McCollum’s full remarks are below: Mr. Speaker,…

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Palestinian activists stand up for LGBTQ Rights

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Palestinian activists stand up for LGBTQ Rights

Palestinian activists stand up for LGBTQ Rights “We Stand With Palestine” Contingent in Chicago’s Gay Pride Parade Confounding many people’s expectations, our “We Stand With Palestine” contingent in the Chicago Gay Pride Parade yesterday – with its huge 160 sq foot banner, “Israel: STOP killing Palestinians!” – was met with almost universal approval by the approximately…

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B’Tselem to UN Secretary General: Protect Lives of Palestinian Protestors

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B’Tselem to UN Secretary General: Protect Lives of Palestinian Protestors

B’Tselem to UN Secretary General: Protect Lives of Palestinian Protestors Ahead of today’s UN Security Council at 5:00 P.M. (Israel time), and as the demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel fence are expected to continue, B’Tselem Executive Director Hagai El-Ad sent UN Secretary-General António Guterres a letter listing the names of the 35 Palestinians protestors shot to…

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U.S. drops “Occupied Territories” & “occupation” from Israel human rights report

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U.S. drops “Occupied Territories” & “occupation” from Israel human rights report

U.S. drops “Occupied Territories” & “occupation” from Israel human rights report Chapter on Israel/Occupied Territories now titled ‘Israel, Golan Heights, West Bank, and Gaza’; Adalah & zAdalah Justice Project: Elimination of references to occupation and discrimination against Palestinians is reflective of dangerous American tolerance for racism and xenophobia. The Adalah Justice Project, together with its…

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