News and Analysis 9/16/21

“With the rise in global solidarity with Palestinians since the May 2021 Unity Intifada, United States policymakers and activists are calling for conditioning and halting US military aid to Israel”:

A man with a criminal record sent by the FBI to secretly record the private conversations of worshippers urges his victims to “bomb something”:

“Through online posts and media appearances, sibling activists Mohammed and Muna El-Kurd provided the world with a window into living under occupation in East Jerusalem this spring – helping to prompt an international shift in rhetoric in regard to Israel and Palestine”:

“The Israeli occupation authorities have responded to the village’s protests with mass arrests and violent crackdowns, killing seven Palestinians, including two children”:

“A group of more than 40 Muslim-American civil rights organisations in the United States announced on Thursday a campaign to boycott Hilton Worldwide over what they said is the corporation’s plan to construct a hotel on the site of a Uighur mosque bulldozed by authorities in China’s Xinjiang region”:

Facebook’s Oversight board “said the tech giant failed to answer all its questions around alleged censorship of Palestinian activists” after it declined to state whether or not Israel exerted any “unofficial” pressure regarding content under review:

Australian Muslim seeking to safely honor the dead during Covid by staying in their cars during burials are forced to leave by police. One of four men who refused to leave has been denied bond:

The recaptured escapee’s lawyer says “his client … is being deprived of food, sleep and medical care while enduring intensive rounds of interrogation”:

“[T]hreatened with violence for saying he wanted equal rights for Palestinians and Israelis,” Eran seeks to “challenge the narrative fed to young Israelis, which, he says, drags them into a cycle of violence”:

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