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Court victory for Raed Salah deals blow to UK "anti-terror" policy

Asa Winstanley
9 April 2012

Palestinian activist Sheikh Raed Salah’s court victory in his deportation case has implications for both the UK government’s relationships with pro-Israel groups and its anti-terrorism legislation.

Raed Salah deportation case disintegrates in UK court, but verdict still to follow

Asa Winstanley
15 February 2012
The judge heading the panel assessing whether Palestinian civil rights leader Sheikh Raed Salah can be deported from the UK has cast serious doubt on the British government’s case. A final verdict is expected in the next two weeks.

Raed Salah granted permission to appeal UK deportation in higher court

Leading Palestinian activist Sheikh Raed Salah has been granted permission to appeal deportation from the UK on all six grounds submitted to the judge, his lawyers said today. After losing an initial appeal in the First Tier (Immigration) Tribunal at the end of last month, Salah lodged another appeal in a higher court. In a press release, Salah’s lawyer Tayab Ali said: Being granted permission to appeal on all grounds is highly significant. It is clear that the Home Secretary has repeatedly exercised poor judgment.

UK anti-Semitism charity CST still spreading Israeli disinformation about Raed Salah

Since last week’s First Tier Tribunal ruling against Raed Salah’s appeal against deportation from the UK, Zionist ideologues have been gloating. But in fact the judgment (now released online) clears Salah of the central government accusation against him: that he wrote an anti-Semitic poem containing the line: “You Jews are criminal bombers of mosques”. This “poem” was fabricated in the context of a long-standing Israeli campaign of attacks, detentions and disinformation against Salah. The following is my analysis of the judgment.

My appearance on al-Hiwar channel, explaining the Raed Salah case

Before this week’s decision by a British immigration court to refuse Sheikh Raed Salah’s appeal against deportation, I appeared on the Arabic satellite channel al-Hiwar. In conversation with Hanan Chehata (from MEMO), I give a general introduction and background to the case, for the channel’s English-language programme Jusoor (“Bridges”).

Exclusive: Leaked emails show Israel role in UK plot to ban Raed Salah

Asa Winstanley
27 October 2011
A UK immigration court ruled yesterday that popular Palestinian leader Sheikh Raed Salah could be deported from the country, after being banned by Home Secretary Theresa May in June. The Electronic Intifada can now also exclusively reveal new details of an Israeli government role in the UK plot to exclude Salah.

Salah ban: Theresa May's serious problem with the truth

The UK’s Home Secretary Theresa May seems to have a serious problem with the truth, as demonstrated by both this week’s “cat fight” at the Conservative Party conference, and her relativist attitude to the truth about Sheikh Raed Salah’s real words.

Revealed: UK government plotted with Israel lobby to ban Salah

Asa Winstanley
6 October 2011
The Electronic Intifada has obtained email correspondences between Israeli lobbyists and British governmental officials which prove a plot to ban Palestinian political leader Sheikh Raed Salah from the UK.

Daily Express's porn baron owner donated thousands to anti-Palestinian group CST

Owner of a tabloid that has attacked Palestinian leader Raed Salah, the British pornographer Richard Desmond used his charitable body to donate tens of thousands of pounds to the CST and other pro-Israel groups.

UK government conflates criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism in Salah trial

Asa Winstanley
30 September 2011
Two days of testimonies in the trial of Sheikh Raed Salah reveals that the UK has named as a “principle source” in its deportation case against the Palestinian leader a pro-Israel lobby group with a history of smearing critics of Israel as anti-Semitic.


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