Posts Tagged “Civil Rights”

Israeli Supreme Court upholds the racist and discriminatory Jewish Nation-State Law

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Israeli Supreme Court upholds the racist and discriminatory Jewish Nation-State Law

Israeli Supreme Court upholds the racist and discriminatory Jewish Nation-State Law Adalah: The Law is illegitimate and violates the absolute prohibitions of international law Today, 8 July 2021, the Israeli Supreme Court in a 10 to 1 decision, upheld the 2018 Jewish Nation-State Basic Law, which enshrines Jewish supremacy and racial segregation as foundational principles…

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AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session

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AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session

AHRC Hosted Law Enforcement-Community Leaders Zoom Session Consistent with AHRC’s continued engagement efforts with law enforcement, on June 10, 2021, AHRC organized another successful round of discussion in partnership with the American Citizens for Justice (ACJ).  From the government side participants included: Philip Menna Captain, MSP Tri-County, and F/Lt. Jennifer Johnson, MSP Metro South Post…

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

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Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA)

Ammar Campa-Najjar Appointed to California Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory Board (RIPA) On Monday May 24, 2021, California Speaker Rendon announced his appointment of former 50th Congressional candidate, Ammar Campa-Najjar, to the Racial and Identity Profiling Advisory (RIPA) Board — as part of Dr. Weber’s 2016 AB953. According to national political commentators, in 2018 Ammar…

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AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans 

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AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans 

AHRC & ACJ hold Zoom meeting on discrimination against Asian Americans  The American Human Rights Council (AHRC) and the American Citizens for Justice (ACJ) hold a Joint Law Enforcement- Community Zoom Meeting Addressing the Rise of Hate and the Targeting of Asian Americans The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) and the American Citizens for Justice…

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International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes

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International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes

International Criminal Court authorizes investigation of Israeli war crimes Gush Shalom: The ruling by the International Criminal Court is a game-changer. From now on, Israeli Army soldiers and officers had better think twice about obeying orders to destroy Palestinian homes. Gush Shalom (Israeli Peace Bloc) press release, Februari 6, 2021 The judges of the International Criminal…

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Al-Haq Welcomes B’Tselem’s Recognition of Israeli Apartheid

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Al-Haq Welcomes B’Tselem’s Recognition of Israeli Apartheid

Al-Haq Welcomes B’Tselem’s Recognition of Israeli Apartheid Al-Haq welcomes the publication of B’Tselem’s position paper recognising the construction and maintenance of a single apartheid regime over the Palestinian people.[1] B’Tselem’s paper compellingly and starkly illustrates the now clearly fictional distinction between the oppressive treatment of Palestinians not only in the occupied Palestinian territory but also as…

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AHRC Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day:

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AHRC Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day:

AHRC Observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day: The American Human Rights Council (AHRC-USA) observes Dr. Martin Luther King’s day that falls on Monday,  January 18, 2021.   Dr. King is one of the most consequential figures of the twentieth century. He led a peaceful civil rights movement that changed the country for the better….

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The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians

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The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians

The Abraham Accords undermined much needed peace with Palestinians By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz For many decades, I have been advocating for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. (Justice and the Intifada: Palestinians and Israelis Speak about Peace, Friendship Press, 1991; Unified in Hope: Arabs and Jews Talk about Peace, WCC publications, 1987). Regretfully, I have…

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The Novel Coronavirus is a Challenge to All of Us

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The Novel Coronavirus is a Challenge to All of Us

The Novel Coronavirus is a Challenge to All of Us There is no doubt that the novel coronavirus has turned our life upside down. One can honestly say there is life before the virus and life after it. The virus is a threat to all of us. No one is immune and the virus is…

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Khalaf announces his retirement as ADC president

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Khalaf announces his retirement as ADC president

Khalaf announces his retirement as ADC president Samer Khalaf, who helped strengthen the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, refocusing it on civil rights and away from internal conflicts and restoring to a position of prestigious leadership, announced Wednesday he will not seek re-appointment as President when his term  expires. By Ray Hanania Samer Khalaf, who helped…

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Podcast: Arab Radio on Netanyahu, elections, Tlaib and Gaza

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Podcast: Arab Radio on Netanyahu, elections, Tlaib and Gaza

Podcast: Arab Radio on Netanyahu, elections, Tlaib and Gaza Arab Radio on Gaza, Israeli & Palestinian Elections, Trump’s assault on free speech. December 13, 2019 WNZK AM 690 Radio Live; The Arab street Radio and Podcast  #ArabRadio #Podcast Arab Radio on Gaza, Israeli & Palestinian Elections, Trump’s assault on free speech. December 13, 2019 WNZK AM…

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

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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…

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