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The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel

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.

Israeli secret police holding journalist in cell with no bed or window

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.

Israel court lifts gag order on Shin Bet detention of journalist Majd Kayyal

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.

Israel places journalist in incommunicado detention

The Electronic Intifada has obtained the closed court transcript and gag order extending the detention and interrogation of journalist Majd Kayyal, which Israeli media are not permitted to report.

Rolling Stones accused of hypocrisy as Tel Aviv gig announced

The Palestinian national boycott committee says that the Rolling Stones’ planned gig is much like those few artists who played Sun City during the era of South African apartheid.

Did Israeli apartheid wall really stop suicide bombings?

Even Israelis admit that “Palestinians’ choice,” not apartheid wall, ended suicide attacks on Israelis.

Israeli lawyers group Shurat HaDin unmasked as Mossad proxy

A leaked US embassy cable shows the Israel Law Center’s director privately admitting it “took direction” from Israel’s spy agencies.

Israeli army recruitment plan aims to incite Christian-Muslim tensions

Jonathan Cook
Nazareth
31 July 2013

Israel wants Palestinians “to be weak, separate religious communities” to divide and conquer, says Palestinian Christian activist.

Israeli police arrest Jerusalem students in crackdown on Palestinian campus movement

Yara Sa'di
Haifa
18 March 2013

Four Hebrew University students arrested in less than two weeks.

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