A year after being served a subpoena by the FBI because of my political work, the state of civil liberties in the US has only gotten worse.
Rights and Accountability
The human rights organization Al Haq published a new report on the illegality of ‘land swap’ agreements that warns Palestinian leaders that as long as Israel occupies the Palestinian territory, any ‘land swap’ agreement is contrary to international law.
More violence was exercised against Palestinian political prisoners by the savage Israeli jailers in Eichel Prison last Tuesday, 13 December.
Veolia is involved in several Israeli projects in the occupied West Bank in violation of international law. Veolia tries to sugar-coat its complicity in Israeli violations of international law by offering a pittance to the Palestinian villagers of Jiftlik in the Jordan Valley. The company has placed three refuse containers there for free waste collection.
This is a statement by Palestinian bloggers and activists supporting all political prisoners of the Syrian Revolution, it reads: We, a group of Palestinian bloggers and activists raise our voices loud and clear in solidarity with all the prisoners of the Great Syrian Revolution. We stand with all the prisoners, activists, artists, bloggers and others, all who are shouting in the streets or on various platforms demanding freedom and justice, while decrying the huge amount on injustice and oppression practiced by the Syrian regime for more than four decades.
Linah Alsaafin compiles documentation and witness testimony showing the brute force used by Israeli soldiers against protesters following Mustafa Tamimi’s funeral yesterday in Nabi Saleh, occupied West Bank.
A ten-minute video released today by David Reeb shows moving scenes from yesterday’s funeral for Mustafa Tamimi and the Israeli army’s use of force against protesters following the funeral.
After oral arguments for an appeal began several months ago, the Fifth Circuit Court decides to uphold the convictions of Muslim charity workers under the auspices of the draconian Patriot Act and invoking its “material support” clause to criminalize humanitarian aid to Palestinians under Israeli occupation.
Ahmad Attoun, a lawmaker from the Hamas party, was expelled from Jerusalem today after Israeli forces released him from prison and took him to Qalandia checkpoint between the city and Ramallah.
Volvo equipment was once again used by Israeli forces in home demolitions on 24 November. Volvo should follow the example of Japanese crane manufacturer Tadano. The company decided to end business with Iran because their cranes were used by the regime in the hanging of people.