Podcast: Israel wants to criminalize human rights defenders, says head of Palestinian group raided by army

Sahar Francis of Addameer, the Palestinian prisoners’ advocacy organization, says that the Israeli army’s recent raids on human rights groups in the West Bank is because of Palestinian civil society advocacy for human rights and BDS. 

"You will be punished if you don't become an informant": ACLU's Nancy Murray on Tarek Mehanna case

Nancy Murray, education director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, explains why she believes a “Muslim exception” is being carved out of the First Amendment, how a juror came to Tarek Mehanna’s sentencing hearing last week to ask the judge for mercy, and why Mehanna’s case has wide-reaching implications.