#IStandWithAlisonWeir is trending as the Twittersphere supports justice and free speech

With over 1 million impressions as of Sunday evening, it’s clear that Twitter users are not buying the smear campaign peddled by ADL and other international orgs bent on silencing pro-Palestinian, pro-justice voices, like Alison Weir.

Bassam al-Sayyeh

September 8th, 2019: Bassam al-Sayyeh, 47, died in an Israeli prison, due to medical negligence, according to the Palestinian Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission. Al-Sayyeh, 47, was detained on August 10, 2015, he was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2011 and blood cancer in 2013. The commission held the Israeli government fully responsible for the racist…

Khaled Abu Baker al-Rabi’ey

September 6th, 2019: Khaled Abu Baker Mohammad al-Rabi’ey, 14, was killed by Israeli soldiers on Friday when the army attacked the weekly Great Return March processions along the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two children and injured 81 civilians, including 38 children,…

Ali Sami Ashqar

September 6th, 2019: Ali Sami Ashqar, 17, was killed by Israeli soldiers on Friday when the army attacked the weekly Great Return March processions along the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry has confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two children and injured 81 civilians, including 38 children, one journalist…

In Israel, religious extremism is pervasive, unchecked

In Israel, religious extremism has gone unchecked in the educational establishment, in top levels of government, and among prominent religious leaders – radicalizing a growing number of Israeli youth and endangering Palestinians.

A Modest Proposal to the ADL from Alison Weir of If Americans Knew

Alison Weir’s 2013 letter to the ADL thanks it for including IAK in the “top 10 anti-Israel organizations” – i.e. most effective & committed groups working for justice and human rights for Palestinians. She suggests that since the ADL’s smear campaign against Palestine advocacy groups enables it to raise millions of dollars, the ADL should give the groups a finder’s fee/commission…”

Human rights reports on Israel-Palestine (regularly updated)

Each month, numerous NGOs produce reports on the humanitarian situation in Israel-Palestine, but US media rarely report on them. See this compilation of reports by Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, National Lawyers Guild, Red Cross, Christian Aid, B’Tselem, Defense for Children International, and others…