I once ran Human Rights Watch. Harvard blocked my fellowship over Israel

Kenneth Roth: “I was told that my fellowship at the Kennedy School was vetoed over my and Human Rights Watch’s criticism of Israel. How can an institution that purports to address foreign policy – that even hosts a human rights policy center – avoid criticism of Israel?”

Israeli guards called him “the Christian” to insult him, then beat him some more

Israeli police burst into his home, broke his nose and a tooth, then dragged him by force, bound and blindfolded, to their van. After 41 days of beatings in an Israeli prison, 16-year-old Shadi Khoury is finally released to house arrest

His family had to break their usual tradition of visiting his grandmother on Christmas in Bethlehem and attending Christmas mass because of Shadi’s house arrest…

His mother is concerned that his adolescence has been lost forever…