Lawyers argue that the “Communication Management Unit” regime flouts US ban on cruel punishment. Read more about Why is US holding Palestinian charity workers in "little Gitmos"?
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Ghassan Elashi’s wife’s garnished wages are the latest example of how far the US is willing to go to silence and scare those involved in Palestinian activism. Read more about US confiscating a quarter of “Holy Land Five” wife’s wages
Humanitarians were prosecuted because of donations to Islamic charities in Palestine. Read more about New evidence hoped to free Holy Land Five
A pillar in Chicago’s Palestinian community faces jail time and deportation over a conviction by an Israeli military court more than four decades ago. Read more about Palestinian arrested in Chicago because of her community activism, groups say
Tenuous evidence used to smear Council on American-Islamic Relations. Read more about How the FBI blacklisted US' largest Muslim civil rights group
A Jordanian bank accused of providing services to Hamas is petitioning the US Supreme Court. Read more about Arab Bank mounts legal challenge against claims of aiding terror
Linda Moreno, defense attorney for Ghassan Elashi of the Holy Land Foundation, who was convicted for giving charity to Palestinian women and children, talks about the US Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the case. Read more about Podcast: Case against the Holy Land Five "a co-production with the government of Israel"
The US Supreme Court announced Monday that it had decided not to hear the appeal of the Holy Land Five; EI interviews Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights. Read more about "Justice has fled the country": US Supreme Court won't hear Holy Land Five case
Huseyin Oruç of the Turkish humanitarian relief organization IHH talks about legal plans to hold Israeli officials accountable for the seizure of the Estelle and the attacks on the Mavi Marmara which killed nine in 2010. Read more about Podcast: Huseyin Oruç on holding Israel accountable for attacks, raids on Gaza-bound boats
Going to university has become more difficult for Palestinians in Gaza since George W. Bush shut down a charity that helps underprivileged students with fees. Read more about As Holy Land 5 appeal begins, Palestinians in Gaza praise charity closed by Bush
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