Airbnb lawsuit exposes attacks on free speech and Palestinian human rights

Airbnb lawsuit exposes attacks on free speech and Palestinian human rights

Last November, Airbnb decided to delist some rentals located in illegal settlements in the West Bank, acknowledging that the rental of properties in Israeli settlements enables violations of Palestinian rights. Airbnb’s decision to comply with international law sparked immediate and wide-ranging backlash, including a lawsuit by Israeli settlers and blacklisting by several states around the country. This backlash has created both opportunities and challenges for everyday Americans and those who support Palestinian human rights.

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Palestine Legal featured in NYT Magazine

Palestine Legal featured in NYT Magazine

The New York Times Magazine published a lengthy article on the Palestine solidarity movement and its impact on national politics. Palestine Legal was featured in the context of backlash against rights activists and anti-BDS legislation.

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Victory: Arizona Federal Court Blocks Anti-Boycott Law

Victory: Arizona Federal Court Blocks Anti-Boycott Law

A federal court has blocked enforcement of an Arizona anti-boycott law.

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Update on Legislative Efforts to Censor Palestine Advocacy in the U.S.

Update on Legislative Efforts to Censor Palestine Advocacy in the U.S.

The fact that 25 states now have legislation targeting advocacy for Palestinian rights indicates the level to which private anti-Palestinian forces are influencing our public institutions to intimidate and punish advocacy for Palestinian rights.

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Update: Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Law in Kansas

Update: Federal Judge Issues Injunction Against Unconstitutional Anti-BDS Law in Kansas

The ACLU filed a lawsuit challenging an anti-BDS law in Kansas.

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