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He has already refused to tour in Israel as a protest against that country's occupation of Palestine. Album artwork for Norwegian singer Moddi's 2016 album Unsongs.

"It is no surprise to us that the government has a strong public position against boycott of Israel," Kathrine Jensen, chair of the Palestine Committee of Norway, told The Electronic intifada. "The Progress ... She noted that even in Norway there are ...
Her father, a political activist, was arrested by forces of the Syrian regime while she was away, and her family preferred that she remain outside the country to avoid the risk of being arrested herself.
I think we have to start imagining and building a political party that is not linked to the capitalist corporations; a party that is Feminist; a party that is anti-racist; a party that is opposed to the occupation of Palestine by the State of Israel; a ...
BDS (boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions) intends to end the occupation, guarantee equal rights for Palestinian citizens of Israel, and respect the right of refugees to return to their homes.

One political analyst who served on the White House staff under presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush asserts that the Democratic party has forgotten what it used to stand for as it continues to pander to political activists, while all but ...
Warren Beatty has a lot of credits (acting or otherwise) to his name - Oscar winner, political activist, Carly Simon muse - but the title he seems to like best is husband.
In an interview with The Guardian she claimed that political activists are being demonised as a result of the government's 'Prevent Agenda', and students are being targeted for joining activist groups.
I'm also here to stand with so many extraordinary women - women like Canadian social worker and activist Wendy Goldsmith, Israeli political activist Yehudit Barbara Llany, Tunisian legislator Latifa Habachi who helped draft their Constitution of 2014 ...
14 council meeting, it drew out opposition from political activists and dissenting council members. Palestine Legal, one such backer of the BDS movement, released a statement in response to NYC's resolution, saying that boycotts for social, political ...
In an unprecedented move, Israeli police have arrested dozens of political activists and members of the Palestinian Arab Balad political party in the Israeli parliament over allegations of money laundering.
Not long after facebook's agreement, several Palestinian pages with millions of readers found themselves closed and administrators locked out, in a move believed to be directly connected to the agreement between Facebook and the Israeli government.
Her history as a black anti-racism activist and advocate for Palestine, and her Jewish background on both sides of her family, did not keep her from being accused of antisemitism for a February facebook post about the African slave trade.
For the past four months, Israelis have been anxiously following the trial of Elor Azaria, the Israeli Defense Forces sergeant charged with manslaughter for killing a fatally wounded knife-wielding Palestinian terrorist in Hebron in March. As with ...
Days earlier, Bassil wrote on twitter that he supports the right of Lebanese women to pass citizenship to their husbands and children, except if they are married to a Palestinian or Syrian, in order to preserve Lebanon's land, as he put it. If a ...

Brinker also was a prominent political activist who was one of the first to advocate for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He co-founded the critical literary and political review magazine EMDA (Hebrew for "position, opinion ...
And if that's not enough, Abbas' security coordination with Israel has long ago put an end to the illusion of institutional resistance to the occupation, as if there was any way to conduct a struggle through the Palestinian Authority. Central political ...
This week prosecutor Elina Hardak was given authority over the worldwide press garnered by Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour, who has been detained for a year due to completely fabricated charges born of the imagination of the Israeli police and other ...
twitter: @LATimesEmily. ALSO. Beloved San Francisco political activist Rose Pak dies at 68 · UC Berkeley reinstates controversial course on history of Palestine · A mystery for police after 19-year-old Marine is shot in South L.A.: 'He's fighting for ...
"Writing or being a human rights or political activist means only one thing in Oman: it means to be an enemy of the state," Alhanshi told The Media Line.
Then campus officials reversed gears Monday, reinstating the course after students, faculty, free-speech advocates and Palestinian rights groups issued letters and circulated petitions denouncing the suspension as a violation of academic freedom.
I was part of the Palestine society that, for most of the years that I was involved in it, was just trying to exist as a society let alone actually build solidarity, so it was because of that opposition, the constant tension and having disruptions for ...
police use arrests for purposes that go way beyond the scope they are intended, sometimes to deter political activists, sometimes to send a threatening message, or as a form of extra-judicial punishment.
For Moddi, the power lies not in the songs themselves - which range from classics by U.S. jazz sensation Billie Holiday, Chilean folk icon Victor Jara, and Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish to lesser-known gems - but in the stories behind them. ... A ...
To advance this cause, NED alone was funding scores of projects that funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to Ukrainian political activists and media outlets, creating what amounted to a shadow political structure that could help stir up unrest ...
"The body of the Arab nation is in pain because of what's happening in Palestine, Syria and Iraq," said Saleh Ben Mohamed Al-Taleb, the Imam of Mecca's Grand mosque.
... long record of refusing to cooperate" with mandates for the UN to access the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Bahrain was criticised for "harassment and arrests of human rights defenders and political activists", while The Philippines's new ...
To advance this cause, NED alone was funding scores of projects that funneled hundreds of thousands of dollars to Ukrainian political activists and media outlets, creating what amounted to a shadow political structure that could help stir up unrest ...
The act enhanced the government's ability to conduct surveillance and created a crime of "domestic terrorism," which was used to target political activists who protest government policies. It is defined so broadly that it has been ... That hatred dates ...
The act enhanced the government's ability to conduct surveillance and created a crime of "domestic terrorism," which was used to target political activists who protest government policies. It is defined so broadly that ... That hatred dates back to the ...
134 CE: The great Talmudic sage, Rabbi Akiva, was taken captive by the Romans, and executed five days later in Caesarea, Israel. Rabbi Akiva had been a 40-year-old shepherd who could not even read the Aleph-Bet.
Exactly one month before the long-awaited local elections were set to take place across the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian high court in Ramallah suspended the vote - and it is now unclear whether polling will go ahead at all ...
Apart from many differences, the major ones are that the State of Israel was foisted on the people of Palestine, whereas Jammu and Kashmir willingly acceded to the Union of India.
Sierra Leone's new Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea, Madam Mabinty Daramy, presented her letters of credence to Guinean president Alpha Conde on Thursday in Conakry the capital.
But Republican activists say that Americans residing in Israel fall the opposite way, after years of clashes between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the Palestinian peace process and Iran. Democratic party ...
However, since the Israeli government has made it quite clear that it uses art in exactly that way - to promote 'Brand Israel' and to draw attention away from the occupation of Palestinian land - I consider that my decision to deny permission is a way ...
But Republican activists say that Americans residing in Israel fall the opposite way, after years of clashes between President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the Palestinian peace process and Iran. Democratic party activists ...
Palestinian Athletes can learn a thing or two from the football star's refusal to stand during his country's national anthem.
Noam Chomsky, a renowned American political activist and philosopher, has accused the United States and its Western allies of knowing about but choosing to turn a blind eye to Saudi Arabia's support for terrorist groups.
Like in Palestine, they'll now wage a decentralised, azadi-driven struggle. Ashis Nandy. Voice Of The ... In Kashmir, an entire generation of thinkers, scholars, political activists, including those who think that terrorism has done more harm than good ...
"Both Palestinian governments, operating independently, have apparently arrived at similar methods of harassment, intimidation and physical abuse of anyone who dares criticize them," Sari Bashi, Israel/Palestine director at Human Rights Watch (HRW ...
The government has also stepped up arrests of opposition leaders and political activists. Khamenei .... US military commanders say that they have seen no tapering off of Revolutionary Guard support for its allies in Yemen, Iraq or the Palestinian ...
"Both Palestinian governments, operating independently, have apparently arrived at similar methods of harassment, intimidation and physical abuse of anyone who dares criticize them," Sari Bashi, Israel/Palestine director at Human Rights Watch (HRW ...
The organisation's 2016 global report is 659 pages long; the section dedicated to "Israel/Palestine" occupies eleven pages and covers alleged abuse by Hamas and the Palestinian Authority, and the kidnappings and shootings of Israeli civilians; it notes ...
"Both Palestinian governments, operating independently, have apparently arrived at similar methods of harassment, intimidation and physical abuse of anyone who dares criticize them," Sari Bashi, the organization's Israel and Palestine director, said in ...
"Both Palestinian governments, operating independently, have apparently arrived at similar methods of harassment, intimidation and physical abuse of anyone who dares criticize them," said Sari Bashi, Israel and Palestine country director at Human ...
Around twenty mosques have simply been closed, and more will soon be shuttered. Political organizations with Muslim links have also been threatened with closure; demonstrations, including pro-Palestinian ones, have been banned; the BDS movement has ...
The following day, I chilled out by perusing the local papers, and came upon a story about a political activist called Mahmoud Abu Humus.


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