News and Analysis (8/26/18)

“The Palestinian people and leadership will not be intimidated and will not succumb to coercion. The rights of the Palestinian people are not for sale. There is no glory in constantly bullying and punishing a people under occupation” – Hanan Ashrawi:

“The government shouldn’t be allowed to copy and keep our digital lives simply because we travel overseas, … without a warrant, or even probable cause”:

Americans will miss John McCain the defender of a  free press and opponent of torture, but residents of the Middle East remember him as the supporter of war and occupation:

A “judge’s ijtihād here allowed the Court to defend some of the child’s rights in accordance with the Moroccan constitution without violating Islamic law”:

“In the Polish history, for 600 years Tatars have always fought for Poland, from the Battle of Grunwald to September 1939 as separate Tatar units of the Polish army”:

“[R]elations between Azerbaijan and the Jewish communities living there were normally excellent … [until] Azerbaijan became part of the USSR in 1920 when it was invaded by the Red Army”:

Amnesty International says, “Nazanin has had to endure – nearly two-and-a-half years behind bars, eight grueling months of solitary confinement without a lawyer, a deeply unfair trial, and also being subjected to a string of unfounded accusations”:

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