Saudi friend sues Israeli surveillance firm, claiming its sophisticated spyware targeted and helped lead to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Israel. According to Freedom House, Israel is an electoral democracy where the "vote threshold for a party to win parliament seat is the world’s lowest leading to regular formation of niche parties". Also see our articles on Palestine and the Middle East.
Israeli police have recommended indictments for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, on bribery and other charges.
Citizens of Palestine, under either Hamas or Fatah rule, enjoy neither natural nor legal rights. They are not allowed to air out their opinions.
The Trump administration has cut funding to the U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees, calling the organization “irredeemably flawed.”
Israel’s prime minister is defending jewish state law after tens of thousands of people demonstrated against it in Tel Aviv.
From my perspective, it seems Israel should go all in for the two state agreement followed up with humanitarian aid for Palestine. Israel may even gain some friends in the process.
While I was in Cadiz, Spain, I attended an event at the Universidad de Málaga, where there was a showing of the film Existir Es Resistir and I interviewed activist Ahmad Jaradat from Hebron, West Bank.
This is the third of several articles I will post reporting on my time in Spain volunteering to help on the Freedom Flotilla Coalition to Palestine’s Gaza. This article covers the flotilla’s time in the Spanish city of Cádiz.
There was not as much support in Cascais as there was in the Flotilla’s previous stops in Gijon and in Cadiz. The security at the marina told the Flotilla and activists to not have cameras in the marina area.
This is the first of several articles I will post reporting on my time in Spain volunteering to help on the Freedom Flotilla Coalition to Gaza. The photo essay and videos in this article are from the time I arrived at the Flotilla.