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How the Israel Anti-Boycott Act Threatens First Amendment Rights

Date: July 31, 2017 | Categories: Global Injustice, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: ACLU.ORG Last week, the ACLU came out against a bill that would criminalize constitutionally protected boycotts and certain speech targeting Israel. The Israel Anti-Boycott Act, which was introduced in both the House and Senate earlier this year, would expand a 1970s-era export law and expose a range of activity to sweeping penalties, including criminal prosecution. Since we sent our letter to Congress …

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I’m on the Kill List. This is what it feels like to be hunted by drones

Date: May 13, 2016 | Categories: Global Injustice, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: By Malik Jalal I am in the strange position of knowing that I am on the ‘Kill List’. I know this because I have been told, and I know because I have been targeted for death over and over again. Four times missiles have been fired at me. I am extraordinarily fortunate to be alive. I don’t want …

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Refugee crisis: Where are the Gulf countries?

Date: September 7, 2015 | Categories: Global Injustice, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: Al-Jazeera By Afzal Ashraf The image of a 3-year-old drowned boy, Aylan Kurdi, lying face down on a beach had a huge symbolic effect on Europe. It has affected it more than the greater tragedies of over 2,500 refugees of all ages who died or went missing trying to get to Europe, or the 71 people, including four children, who suffocated …