Rasmea Odeh’s supporters and attorneys have asserted “that the US attorney’s prosecution of Rasmea is a political prosecution — it’s because Rasmea is this iconic and legendary Palestinian figure,” says reporter Charlotte Silver in Detroit.
Rights and Accountability
Prosecution invokes Rasmea Odeh’s 45-year-old record dozens of times in its closing argument.
Odeh told her story to a federal jury but under strict instructions from the judge not to mention her history of torture by Israeli occupation authorities.
A new Amnesty International report details eight cases in which Israeli airstrikes targeted residential buildings and inflicted huge numbers of civilian deaths, among them children.
Moshe Feiglin, deputy speaker of the Knesset, has compared himself to a raped woman after being denied access to al-Aqsa Mosque.
“Peace envoy” and his team accept that Israel’s military may inflict suffering on Palestinians.
Transport companies Veolia and Alstom assist Israel with the Jerusalem light rail, but the project has turned into a symbol of Israel’s oppression against the Palestinian people.
Orwa Hammad, aged 14, was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces on 24 October. Will impunity once again protect his killers?
A week before the trial begins, Rasmea Odeh’s defense is severely hampered by judge’s ruling on pre-trial motions.
Man who claimed to be the victim of a hate crime in New York is now accused of taking part in an attack on a Palestinian-American woman.