‘Israel has lost even pretense of respect for international law’ – expelled HRW official to RT — Prepare For Change – November 30, 2019

(Prepare For Change)  A top Human Rights Watch official recently deported from Israel spoke to RT about his expulsion, warning that the world will hear about more rights abuses in the occupied Palestinian lands if it doesn’t act.
Omar Shakir, an American citizen and Human Rights Watch (HRW) director for Israel and Palestine, was deported earlier this week under the pretext of calling for a boycott of the Jewish state. He told RT that evicting a HRW official for his professional activity was a telling move. →

Read more & video RT News: “Dangerous precedent’: Israel court upholds deportation order on HRW chief” (2:54) via  — Prepare For Change

Saudi Arabia Seeks to Execute Activist to ‘Make an Example out of Her,’ says Advocate – Aug 23, 2018

Saudi Arabia seeks to execute activist to ‘make an example out of her,’ says advocate

Israa al-Ghomgham is reportedly the first Saudi woman to face the death penalty for her activism

CBC Radio · August 22


Saudi Arabia is trying to “make an example” out of Israa al-Ghomgham, the first woman in the country to face execution for her activism, says human rights advocate Zena Tahir.

According to ALQST, a London-based Saudi rights group, Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against Al-Ghomgham and four other human rights activists who are currently on trial in a secretive terrorism court.

Charges against her include incitement to protest and providing moral support to rioters.

Tahir, a research associate for the European-Saudi Organization for Human Rights, spoke to As It Happens guest host Helen Mann about what these trials mean for the state of civil rights in the Kingdom.

Here is part of their conversation.

What was Israa al-Ghomgham arrested for?

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Yemen Faces Social, Economic and Political Collapse – June 6, 2018

 What does the United Nations and the International Community do to stop this Genocide and War Crimes in Yemen as US and Saudi Arabia are responsible for?

A man carries a sack of wheat flour he received from a local charity during the holy month of Ramadan in Sanaa, Yemen May 29, 2017. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah – RTX383HU Yemen is dying. Obama’s war, now Trump’s, complicit with Saudi Arabia, is destroying the nation, killing it. Millions of its citizens suffer from endless war,…

via Yemen Faces Social, Economic and Political Collapse — The Sleuth Journal