Israeli Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Expelling Human Rights Watch Official | Democracy Now!

The Israeli Supreme Court has ruled the government has the right to expel the head of Human Rights Watch’s Israel and Palestine office. Omar Shakir is a U.S. citizen. Israel has accused him of supporting the nonviolent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, which aims to pressure Israel over its treatment of Palestinians. A 2017 Israeli law bans foreigners from Israel if they publicly support the BDS movement.

Source: Israeli Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Expelling Human Rights Watch Official | Democracy Now!

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