Slain Israel settler was well-known far-right activist

Source: Slain Israel settler was well-known far-right activist

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Judge: Israeli police ‘scandalous’ for trying to deport U.S.-French activist

Instead of bringing to court Frank Romano, who was arrested trying to block an Israeli army bulldozer in Khan al-Ahmar, Israeli police tried to deport him without notifying his lawyer or the court. Judge orders him released. After taking the nearly unprecedented step of arresting a foreign national under Israeli military law, Israeli police openly defied the country’s civilian court system by simply deciding not to bring French-American professor and activist Frank Romano to his own detention hearing, instead spiriting him off to a deportation hearing without ever informing his lawyer — or the court. [tmwinpost] After ordering police to bring…

Source: Judge: Israeli police ‘scandalous’ for trying to deport U.S.-French activist

‘Vindictive & cruel’: US revokes visas of Palestinian envoy’s family after mission shutdown — RT US News

The Palestinian Liberation Organization has accused US of a new level of pressure and of being ‘spiteful’ after the family of its envoy had their visas annulled following the closure of the PLO office.

Source: ‘Vindictive & cruel’: US revokes visas of Palestinian envoy’s family after mission shutdown — RT US News

According to ‘Israel Hayom,’ BDS has nothing to do with the occupation

Israel’s most-read newspaper deletes crucial explanations from an Associated Press article, leaving its readers with zero understanding of why Palestinians might want the world to boycott Israel. The Associated Press published a feature article last week discussing the impact that the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement has had on the Israeli music scene as of late. Spurred by a few high-profile cancellations at a recent music festival in Israel, most notably by singer Lana Del Rey, the article did what one would reasonably expect an international wire service covering such a story to do: it explained the phenomenon, gave some…

Source: According to ‘Israel Hayom,’ BDS has nothing to do with the occupation