Israel won’t silence Tlaib, Omar by banning them from entry

First published by the Middle East Monitor on Friday 16/8/2019 Rashida Tlaib (R) and Ilhan Omar (L) became the first Middle Eastern women to be elected to Congress during the US mid-terms on 6 November, 2018 [Facebook] US Representatives, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, a thorn in the side of the American establishment and the …

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هجمة إسرائيل على حملات التضامن المؤيدة للمقاطعة وسحب الاستثمارات وفرض العقوبات BDS

مشاركتي في برنامج اضواء على الأحداث على قناة الحوار ١٧/٢/٢٠١٩ تبدأ المشاركة الدقيقة السادسة https://www.facebook.com/Alhiwar.TV/videos/312708096261616/

Criticise Israel and you immediately trigger its army of outraged partisans

First published by the Middle East Eye on 12/12/2018 #HumanRights An army of social media trolls are at the ready to denounce legitimate criticism of Israel’s occupation and settlement enterprise Israel was created through violence and terror, which it continues to heap on Palestinians to this day, as it works to fulfill the dream of …

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Israel’s anti-BDS actions reveal that the boycott might just be working

First published by TRT World on 19/10/2018 Israel fears nothing more than the power of boycotts, it realises that it has the power to penalise Israeli actions while the international community looks on at its lawless actions. Lara Al Qassem, a Palestinian-American student was detained at Tel Aviv airport on the 2 of October as …

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Supporting Palestine can now get you denied entry to the US

First published by the Middle East Eye on 17/10/2018 I have been a severe critic of the current US administration's policy towards the Palestinians. But does this make me a possible security threat to the US? Of course not In April 2017, while travelling for a routine family holiday to Jerusalem, I was denied entryupon arrival at …

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Israeli sovereignty doesn’t extend to Palestinian territories

First published by the Arab Weekly on 21/1/2018 Israel is using its control of entry points to the occupied Palestinian territories to punish human rights activists and organisations. Fifty years after Israel took control of all of historic Palestine in the Six-Day War, it is taking a number of approaches to the sta­tus and laws …

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Blacklisted: Why I will not allow Israel to defeat me

  First published by the Middle East Eye on 9/1/2018 We will continue to work using all peaceful means to support the Palestinians until they have attained their rights whatever the price Israel attempts to extract from us I do not have to imagine the anguish - yet determination - felt by the activists who are likely …

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