Month: January 2019

  • News and Analysis (1/30/19)

    The warden’s insistence that the condemned man must have a Christian minister rather than a Muslim imam as his spiritual adviser in the execution chamber violates his freedom of religion: Alabama Death Row Inmate Claims Muslim Spiritual Adviser Barred from Execution ( It took Israeli security two hours to respond and then they focused on […]

  • News and Analysis (1/27/19)

    The failure to free Ramadan despite the collapse of the case against him would be surprising were it not for the context that Muslims, 9% of the French population are the majority of its prisoners: A Travesty of Justice–the Incarceration of Tariq Ramadan (Cordoba Foundation) “Hashemi, a dual U.S.-Iranian citizen who has worked in Iran […]

  • News and Analysis (1/24/19)

    “The legality of incarcerating a witness who has not been accused of any criminal activity has been questioned by some law experts who say its violates the Fourth Amendment”: Marzieh Hashemi Released! (If Americans Knew) “The city of Wilmington has agreed to revise its dress code policy and explicitly allow religious clothing at its aquatic […]

  • News and Analysis (1/21/19)

    “[I]f we are to honor King’s message … must condemn Israel’s … unrelenting violations of international law, continued occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza, home demolitions and land confiscations” … Time to Break the Silence on Palestine (NY Times) … such as the weekly attacks on demonstrators in Gaza … Israeli Snipers […]

  • News an Analysis (1/19/19)

    A Texas Congressman who has no problem with de rigueur junkets to Israel pulls out the stops to prevent his colleagues from meeting the victims of the apartheid state … Tlaib Trip to Palestine Draws Fire from Texas Congressman (Michigan Radio) Lest they lose sleep at night about giving billions of dollars to Israel after […]

  • News and Analysis (1/16/19)

    PA serves as Israel’s dirty work torturing a former resident of New Jersey for charitable work on behalf families of Palestinians held in Israeli prisons, Amnesty International demands humane treatment and a fair trial … Palestine: Social Justice Activist Tortured and Punished for Going on Hunger Strike (Amnesty International) … while Israel itself fines West […]

  • News and Analysis (1/13/19)

    Rubio failed in his attempt to pressure pro-Israeli senators embarrassed that the bill to send Israel $38 billion and to take away Americans’ freedom to boycott its apartheid policies got precedence over ending the shutdown : Senate Democrats Again Block Pro-Israel S.1 from Going to Vote During Government Shutdown (If American Knew) Tarrant County, Texas, […]

  • News and Analysis (1/10/19)

    The Irish journalist traveled “to the USA-Mexico border, the now demolished Berlin Wall, the Korean DMZ and the Israel-Palestine Separation Barrier” … ‘My Trip to Israel and Palestine Changed My Life Utterly – and Changed Me as a Person’ (The Journal) … “The West Bank has many segregated roads, but none of them [until now […]

  • News and Analysis (1/7/19)

    Federal courts have already ruled similar bills “to be unconstitutional violations of the First Amendment speech rights of American citizens”: U.S. Senate’s First Bill, in Midst of Shutdown, is a Bipartisan Defense of the Israeli Government from Boycotts (The Intercept) “482 politically motivated crimes by Jews reported in the West Bank last year, including assault […]

  • News and Analysis (1/5/18)

    “The American Muslim community is definitely one of the most diverse, if not the most diverse, religious community in America,” commented a former U.S. envoy to the OIC, adding, “This is America” … The Nation’s First Two Muslim Congresswomen re Sworn In, Surrounded by the Women They Inspired (Washington Post) … but instead of being […]

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