Tagged: Law

International Women’s Day- Diana Buttu Photos

International Women’s Day- Diana Buttu

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re honoring five powerful Palestinian women. Meet Ramallah-based political analyst Diana Buttu who has courageously waded the waters of mainstream media to make sure the voices of Palestinians under occupation are highlighted and heard.

on March 9, 2020
International Women’s Day- Tahanie Aboushi Infographics

International Women’s Day- Tahanie Aboushi

For International Women’s Day we’re honoring Palestinian women. Meet Tahanie Aboushi, a New York City based attorney and civil rights advocate. She’s dedicated to ending mass incarceration—oh, and she’s running to be Manhattan’s next district attorney.

on March 9, 2020
Boris Johnson set to move forward with anti-BDS law News & Analysis
Times of Israel

Boris Johnson set to move forward with anti-BDS law

One of the first things newly elected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to do is pass legislation attacking and banning boycott campaigns against Israel over its human rights abuses.

on December 16, 2019
UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel Op-Eds & Analysis
Middle East Monitor

UK Labour Party votes to stop arms trade with Israel

This week the British Labour Party voted unanimously in favor of a motion which could see Britain end its arms trade with Israel if it doesn’t comply with international human rights laws.

on September 24, 2019
Israel’s New Nation-State Law Enshrines Apartheid Op-Eds & Analysis
Alex Kane, In These Times

Israel’s New Nation-State Law Enshrines Apartheid

While the nation-state law does not apply to Gaza, an isolated enclave that Israel has deliberately cut off from other Palestinians, both the law and the assault share a common culprit: an Israeli government that is violently bent on maintaining a regime of ethnic privilege and separation at the expense of all Palestinians, whether they live in Israel, Jerusalem, the West Bank or Gaza.

on July 27, 2018
Israel Just Dropped the Pretense of Equality for Palestinian Citizens Op-Eds & Analysis
Yousef Jabareen, Los Angeles Times

Israel Just Dropped the Pretense of Equality for Palestinian Citizens

The Israeli Knesset on Thursday passed into law a bill designed to make a permanent underclass of Palestinian citizens. It threatens to set the country on a course to full-blown Jewish theocracy. The so-called “Jewish nation-state” bill formalizes in Israeli law the superior rights and privileges that Jewish citizens of the state enjoy over its indigenous Palestinian minority, who comprise roughly 20% of the population.

on July 20, 2018
Israel Passes Controversial ‘Jewish Nation-State’ Law News Roundup
Al-Jazeera

Israel Passes Controversial ‘Jewish Nation-State’ Law

Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted a law defining the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it will lead to blatant discrimination against its Palestinian citizens.

on July 19, 2018
The ‘Ultimate Deal’? For Israel, Maybe. We Palestinians Will Never Accept It. Op-Eds & Analysis
Hanan Ashrawi, The Guardian

The ‘Ultimate Deal’? For Israel, Maybe. We Palestinians Will Never Accept It.

The “ultimate deal” suffers from multiple fatal flaws and misconceptions that several successive US administrations have repeatedly failed to recognise. The spirit of the Palestinian people cannot be broken or brought into submission; nor will we ever succumb to external pressure and blackmail.

on July 19, 2018
George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician Palestinian-American Profiles
IMEU

George Bisharat: Legal Scholar, Educator, and Blues Musician

Reflecting on his career and writing, Bisharat explains, “Fighting injustice is what inspires me professionally, personally and creatively through my legal career, as an educator and as a musician.”

on July 10, 2018
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