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Israel: Supreme Court Greenlights Deporting Human Rights Watch Official

Expand HRW's Israel and Palestine director Omar Shakir in Ramallah, May 2018. © 2018 AFP (Jerusalem) – The Israeli Supreme Court on November 5, 2019 upheld the Israeli government’s authority to deport Omar Shakir, the Israel and Palestine director of Human Rights Watch. The decision now shifts back to the Israeli government; if it proceeds with deportation, Shakir will have to leave Israel by November 25. Human Rights Watch has been calling on businesses to stop operating in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as part of their duty to avoid complicity in human rights abuses. However,…

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