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Tweets Are on Trial in Israel’s Test of Anti-Boycott Law

This week, I attended a Jerusalem District Court hearing for Human Rights Watch’s appeal of the Israeli government’s decision to revoke the work permit of, and expel, our Israel and Palestine director, Omar Shakir.  Expand A dossier compiled by Israel’s Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Ministry on the activities of Omar Shakir, Human Rights Watch’s Israel and Palestine Director, which served as the basis for the government’s May 7, 2018 decision to revoke his work visa. Thirty years ago, I had Shakir’s job. I arrived during the first Intifada, the first of many Human Rights Watch…

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