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Motion made in federal court to dismiss charges against Rasmea Odeh

PRESS STATEMENT: For Immediate Release | Rasmea Defense Committee Press contact: Hatem Abudayyeh, 773.301.4108, hatem85@yahoo.com Defense says charges are product of illegal investigation violating First Amendment Attorneys representing Chicago’s long-time Palestinian community leader, Rasmea Odeh, [...]
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Resisting Expulsion and Deportation: Recent reports on the case of Khalida Jarrar

The following new articles on the case of Khalida Jarrar include interviews, analysis, and updates on Khalida’s struggle to resist the expulsion order placed on her by Israeli occupation military forces. As of August 28, 2014, over 2,000 organizations and individuals have signed on to demand the [...]
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National Lawyers Guild Call to Action: Defend Palestinian Legislative Council Member Khalida Jarrar

The following call to action to support Khalida Jarrar was issued by the U.S. National Lawyers Guild, formed in 1937 as the nation’s first racially integrated bar association to advocate for the protection of constitutional, human and civil rights. NLG members met with Khalida on a recent [...]
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Denmark: Internationalt Forum demands immediate cancellation of expulsion order on Khalida Jarrar

The following statement, from the Internationalt Forum in Denmark, was sent to Israeli officials, the Israeli Embassy in Denmark, the Palestinian Embassy in Denmark, Amnesty International, and a wide range of Danish organizations, urging the immediate cancellation of the expulsion order against [...]
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Palestinian civil society calls for UN action on behalf of Khalida Jarrar

Take action and learn more: Visit samidoun.ca/khalidajarrar for all updates and news on the Campaign in Solidarity with Khalida Jarrar, and action items you can take. The following letter was sent to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon by a number of Palestinian civil society and human rights [...]
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Sept. 2, Detroit: Rasmea Odeh’s next court date: All Out!

Rasmea is due in court again next week, Tuesday, September 2nd, for a status hearing on her case, in front of new judge Gershwin Drain.  The Rasmea Defense Committee, USPCN, and the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) is mobilizing to fill the courthouse once again, and we ask you to join [...]
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Over 2000 organizations and individuals support Khalida Jarrar, demand overturn of expulsion order‏

Over 2000 (updated August 28) organizations and individuals from around the world expressed their support for Palestinian political leader and parliamentarian, Khalida Jarrar, in a public statement on August 26 from the Khalida Jarrar Solidarity Campaign. Jarrar’s Ramallah home was raided by dozens [...]
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PFLP leaders and members arrested by occupation forces in Nablus, Ramallah and Jenin

Occupation forces detained 12 leaders from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine overnight Monday August 25, and early Tuesday August 26, Ma’an News reported. Ahmad al-Haj Muhammad Abu al-Nimr and Zahi Khatatba were detained in the Nablus town of Furik, while Kamal Ibrahim Abu Tharifa, [...]
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Administrative detention update: Halahleh and 13 others sentenced, PLC member’s detention extended

Occupation military courts renewed the administrative detention of Palestinian Legislative Council member Mohammed Bader for an additional six months on August 23. He was arrested in October 2013 and has spent over 10 years in occupation prisons through various arrests. This is the third time his [...]
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Palestinian child prisoners raided, searched and denied needed study tools

Heavily armed “special units” of Israeli occupation prison guards raided the child prisoners’ (referred to as “Cubs” by Palestinian prisoners’ organizations) wing in Hasharon prison, searching and ransacking 5 rooms (1, 3, 5, 16, and 11) for several hours on Sunday, August 24. This unit is for [...]
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