MuzzleWatch unpacks the legal strategy used by anti-BDS forces — and how to fight it.
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The British Labour party’s “compliance unit for antisemitism” is exactly as bad as it sounds. Although we are not yet at a point in the US where a commission has been established to render judgement on who is an antisemite, things are certainly developing in that direction.
The efforts to stifle free expression, a foundational threat to any free society, are waxing. The good news is that there is a growing ability to push back against such expected and well-funded efforts.
Here is a selected listing of some of the most egregious muzzling of Palestine solidarity activities from the past week alone.
Rob Lipton looks at how the assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani is playing out in the mainstream media, and the lack of coverage of Israel and other actors who pushed for this blatant act of war.
MuzzleWatch is a new Mondoweiss column that will focus on attempts to silence the voices, actions, and campaigns working for justice in Israel and Palestine. In the first installment, Rob Lipton looks at how Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib have been targeted by a “vast international operation” that leverages Facebook far-right pages to “inflame Islamophobia for profit.”