Zoha Khalili in Al Jazeera English

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Staff attorney Zoha Khalili comments on Omar Barghouti’s denial of entry into the US for Al Jazeera English:

The effort to block Omar Barghouti’s speaking tour demonstrates a coming together of two important strains of government overreach that we’ve seen ramp up especially under the Trump administration: the politicisation of our borders and the push to censor and punish the movement for Palestinian rights.

The article continues to discuss anti-boycott legislation:

“At least 27 states in the US have introduced laws to combat BDS activism, according to Palestine Legal.

"Free speech is under assault in order to shield human rights violators from criticism," Khalili told Al Jazeera.”

Read the full article at Al Jazeera.