Zoha Khalili in Al Jazeera English

Zoha Khalili in Al Jazeera English

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

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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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Trump's campus speech order squelches 'free and open debate'

Trump's campus speech order squelches 'free and open debate'

At Palestine Legal, we are all too familiar with the suppression of free speech on campus. Advocacy on behalf of students and scholars who have been silenced because of their support for Palestinian rights makes up the vast majority of our caseload. We have seen universities cancel classes, censor speakers, and ban student groups because they disagreed with their views. Because we experience every day the importance of free speech protections to safeguard dissenting views, we are deeply concerned by Trump’s new order.

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New student joins the case to reinstate SJP at Fordham

New student joins the case to reinstate SJP at Fordham

“It's unbelievable Fordham won't let us organize,” said Veer Shetty. “Just existing on campus as people who support Palestine is now a form of resistance. We have to overcome this administrative obstacle to be sure we can focus our energy on addressing the actual issue - Israel’s human rights violations against Palestinians.”

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Dima Khalidi in Jacobin

Dima Khalidi in Jacobin

“To resist the reactionary right-wing onslaught that threatens all of us, we must stand together, from Standing Rock to Ferguson, until we are all free, from every river to every sea.”

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Listen: Interviews on Free Speech, Palestine and Kenneth Marcus

Listen: Interviews on Free Speech, Palestine and Kenneth Marcus

The Palestine Legal team gave a few interviews recently on national issues like free speech, Palestine and Kenneth Marcus.

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Censorship, Free Speech and Palestine: Events with Palestine Legal

Censorship, Free Speech and Palestine: Events with Palestine Legal

Our fall lineup of events.

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