Posts Tagged “Human 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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America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice

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America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice

America’s Arab American Youth: Future Leaders for Justice No doubt that the recent and ongoing Israeli violence against innocent and unarmed Palestinian civilians shocked the conscience of all peace-loving people not only in Dearborn but across the nation and around the world.   The Israeli efforts to impose a misleading narrative regarding its occupation and its…

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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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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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Documentary on civil rights champion Lea Tsemel premieres July 27

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Documentary on civil rights champion Lea Tsemel premieres July 27

Documentary on civil rights champion Lea Tsemel premieres July 27 Advocate, a new documentary that features the principle struggles of Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel fighting for the rights of Palestinians, will premiere this week on Point of View on PBS. Many believe it has a shot at an Oscar in the Documentary category A political…

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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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Mordechai Vanunu’s 2019 Supreme Court Petition for full freedom from Israel: DISMISSED!

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Mordechai Vanunu’s 2019 Supreme Court Petition for full freedom from Israel: DISMISSED!

Producer of “30 Minutes with Vanunu”, Author of “Mordechai Vanunu’s Freedom of Speech Trial, and Senior Non-Arab Correspondent for USA’s The Arab Daily News Responds. By Eileen Fleming Monday’s Google-alert for “Vanunu” announced the Irish Times and The Jewish Press reported on Israel’s nuclear whistle-blower’s latest petition to Israel’s Supreme Court seeking to end the restrictions…

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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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