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A victory for Palestine: American Studies Association launches landmark academic boycott of Israel

for the Palestinian movement for the academic boycott of Israel to date. Not only is the American Studies Association ... primarily commits the American Studies Association to "honor the call of Palestinian civil society ... within the association, but also from activists around the world- including in Israel itself. Boycott ...

05/12/2013 - 08:39 - comment 1

Saudi sentences opposition activists to 15 years in jail

and Mohammed al Hamid, both part of the  Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association , were given a total ... Qahtani and Mohammed al Hamid, both part of the Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association, were given ... Two human rights activists are jailed for setting up ...

10/03/2013 - 10:26 - comment 0

Eight years in Saudi slammer for rights campaigner

and Civil Rights Association in March, after two colleagues were jailed, Iran's Press TV reported. ... at the head of the Saudi Political and Civil Rights Association in March, after two colleagues were jailed, ... Saudi rights campaigner Abdulkarim al-Khader has been ...

26/06/2013 - 11:18 - comment 0

A Senior Democratic U.S. Congressman and Prominent Lebanese Civil Rights Activist Receive Award

University from 1993 to 2004, and, currently, as President of the National Association of State Universities ... Baroud, a longtime lawyer and prominent civil society activist who currently serves as Lebanon's Minister of Interior and Municipalities, has dedicated his life to civil society and government service. ...

01/09/2010 - 12:21 - comment 0

Civil Rights Commission to Investigate Alleged Voting Irregularities

The US agency charged with investigating civil rights ... The US agency charged with investigating civil rights violations will examine whether minority voters ... The US Civil Rights Commission said in a statement Sunday that it "will examine allegations of voter ...

19/05/2010 - 10:09 - comment 0

Jordan's civil nuclear plans blown off course by Israel

Jordanian King Abdullah II has accused Israel ... King Abdullah II has accused Israel of disrupting the country’s nuclear program to meet its dire energy needs. The monarch said on Wednesday that Israel is pressuring the countries, who were approached ...

13/09/2012 - 12:18 - comment 0

U.N. head of human rights condemns torture in Syria

Rights, denounced widespread torture in Syria on Monday. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights , Navi Pillay, recently denounced the widespread use of torture in Syria , the Associate Press reports. Pillay says her office gathered reports of a “broad pattern of torture ...

14/04/2014 - 14:09 - comment 0

Roger Waters says "undeniably cute" Scarlett 'SodaStream' Johansson is "undeniably not paying attention"

to respect the Palestinian call for the cultural and economic boycott of Israel. On Wednesday, Scarlett ... settlements, saying they are illegal and deny Palestinian rights. Since both parties refused to make any ... and integrity who believed in truth, human rights, and the law and love. I confess I was somewhat smitten. ...

04/02/2014 - 10:30 - comment 0

More rebel-regime fighting reported in Syria's Latakia province

The Associated Press reported Wednesday that opposition and regime fighters clashed in another part of Latakia ... a government stronghold since the beginning of the civil war three years ago. It is only in recent weeks ... the pressure (elsewhere)." The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also confirmed the fighting ...

26/03/2014 - 14:57 - comment 1

Amnesty Accuses Arab States, Israel with Serious Human Rights Violations

International accused several Arab countries and Israel of widespread and serious human rights vi ... and Israel of widespread and serious human rights violations during 1999. According to a report released ...   Israel  Most members of the security forces enjoyed impunity for human rights violations. ...

19/05/2010 - 11:19 - comment 0