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Interview: Palestinian rights defender banned from traveling tastes freedom in Geneva

Adri Nieuwhof  The Electronic Intifada Geneva 1 March 2012 Shawan Jabarin (Adri Nieuwhof) For most of the past six years, Israel has forbidden Shawan Jabarin, a prominent human rights advocate and former administrative detainee, from leaving the occupied West Bank. On exception, he was allowed travel to Geneva this week to meet Frank La Rue, […]

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Rights groups challenge Israeli secret service impunity

  The Electronic Intifada| 30 May 2011 Activists protest the detention of Omar Said and Ameer Makhoul, May 2010. (Oren Ziv  /ActiveStills ) For Omar Said, the time he spent in the custody of Israeli secret service agents — and the emotional ordeal that accompanied his interrogation and detention — won’t soon be forgotten. “You can’t imagine how […]

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