In his testimony to Sheldon immigration court in Birmingham, I listened to Sheikh Raed Salah making the point that the Israeli press is not credible. He said that he came to this conclusion after long years of bad experiences with it. Haaretz and the Jerusalem Post mis-quoted him, inserting the word “Jewish” into his attacks on Israeli occupation in an attempt to smear him as an anti-Semite. Read more about British hacks slander Raed Salah after High Court victory
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. Read more about UK government conflates criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism in Salah trial
The UK High Court in London has within the last hour ruled that Palestinian activist Raed Salah was wrongfully detained after his entry to the country, and is thus entitled to compensation. Read more about In blow to government, UK High Court rules Raed Salah was "wrongfully detained"
The UK has banned Rabbi Yosef Elitzur, who has incited the murder of non-Jews, including civilians and children from coming to the country. But the timing is curious. Read more about UK bans Israeli settler rabbi who called for killing of non-Jews
After nearly three weeks in British jails, influential Palestinian activist and religious leader Sheikh Raed Salah was conditionally released today. Read more about UK court releases Raed Salah as government case flounders
On Friday the High Court in London will hear an appeal from Sheikh Raed Salah, a popular Palestinian leader, and head of the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel who has been in a British jail since his arrest four days into a UK speaking tour late last month. Palestine solidarity activists in the UK have called for supporters to take action to demand Salah’s release. Read more about As Raed Salah case goes to High Court, UK solidarity campaigners call for action
Israel’s legal system, despite its reputation for presuming that Palestinian citizens are habitual security offenders, has neither found Sheikh Raed Salah guilty of anti-Semitism nor of directly helping terrorists. So why is Britain being even “more Israeli rather than the Israelis,” as two Arab members of the Israeli parliament caustically observed, and detaining him? Read more about Why was Salah muzzled for preaching peace in London?
After a furor in the British press, a political leader of Palestinian citizens in Israel remains in a British jail tonight. Authorities cut his speaking tour short by arresting him this week. Read more about UK deportation order against Palestinian leader to be appealed
Sheikh Raed Salah, the head of the Northern Branch of the Islamic Movement in Israel, has vowed to fight deportation from the United Kingdom, in a message sent through an emissary from the Colnbrook detention center near London’s Heathrow Airport, where Salah is currently being held. Read more about From UK prison, Palestinian leader Sheikh Raed Salah says he will fight deportation
Direct actions, rallies and protests took place across Palestine and in numerous cities across the world on 30 March to commemorate the 35th annual Land Day, an important day of remembrance for six Palestinians with Israeli citizenship gunned down by Israeli forces in 1976 during a general strike in protest of expanded land confiscation inside the state. Read more about Global actions mark Palestine's Land Day