Holy Land 5

US confiscating a quarter of “Holy Land Five” wife’s wages

Aviva Stahl
New York City
11 March 2014

Ghassan Elashi’s wife’s garnished wages are the latest example of how far the US is willing to go to silence and scare those involved in Palestinian activism.

Rasmea Odeh and political prosecutions in the US

Listen to The Electronic Intifada’s Maureen Clare Murphy discuss repression of Palestine organizing in the United States on Chicago Public Radio.

New evidence hoped to free Holy Land Five

Humanitarians were prosecuted because of donations to Islamic charities in Palestine.

Palestinian arrested in Chicago because of her community activism, groups say

A pillar in Chicago’s Palestinian community faces jail time and deportation over a conviction by an Israeli military court more than four decades ago.

Podcast: Case against the Holy Land Five "a co-production with the government of Israel"

Linda Moreno, defense attorney for Ghassan Elashi of the Holy Land Foundation, who was convicted for giving charity to Palestinian women and children, talks about the US Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case.

"Justice has fled the country": US Supreme Court won't hear Holy Land Five case

The US Supreme Court announced Monday that it had decided not to hear the appeal of the Holy Land Five; EI interviews Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Podcast: Huseyin Oruç on holding Israel accountable for attacks, raids on Gaza-bound boats

Huseyin Oruç of the Turkish humanitarian relief organization IHH talks about legal plans to hold Israeli officials accountable for the seizure of the Estelle and the attacks on the Mavi Marmara which killed nine in 2010.

As Holy Land 5 appeal begins, Palestinians in Gaza praise charity closed by Bush

Joe Catron
Gaza Strip
24 October 2012
Going to university has become more difficult for Palestinians in Gaza since George W. Bush shut down a charity that helps underprivileged students with fees.

"Let us not be brought down": Last legal recourse for Holy Land Five

Noor Elashi
New York City
24 October 2012
Noor Elashi anticipates this week’s decision by the US Supreme Court whether or not to hear the Holy Land Foundation case, in which her father is a defendant.

Brothers jailed by US and expelled to Gaza speak out

Joe Catron
Gaza City
26 July 2012
Two brothers who were deported to Gaza from the US despite their stateless status say the government is punishing people for opposing foreign policy.

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