Following criticism by The Electronic Intifada of how it handled Majd Kayyal’s case, The New York Times is forced to review its policies on observing Israeli gag orders censoring.
Despite the lifting of the gag order and the ban on meeting with lawyers, Kayyal has been ordered held until 22 April. Adalah has said it will file an appeal to seek his immediate release.
Kayyal is held under suspicion of “unlawful travel to an Arab country” and “contact with a foreign agent,” accusations Israel habitually uses to harass Palestinian citizens.
Palestinian refugees in Lebanon remain barred from 70 professions.
A family of five has to shell out $1,000 for basic papers, an expense few of the destitute refugees can afford.
Emily Jacir and Monica Maurer create homage to victims of massacre in Tel al-Zaatar refugee camp.
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