Charlotte Silver

Charlotte Silver is a journalist based in San Francisco and the West Bank, Palestine. She is a graduate of Stanford University.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 11:15am
'Suffering and Resilience' Excluded from Trial of Torture Victim, Palestinian Rights Activist
The US government tried to place the emphasis on a 45-year-old ruling by an Israeli military court as the trial of Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh entered its second day. Mark Jebson, the special assistant US attorney, delivered the government’s opening statement in the trial, which is taking...
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Monday, February 25, 2013 - 2:54pm
How Israel Legitimizes Torturing Palestinians to Death
Six days after Arafat Jaradat was arrested by the Israeli army and the Shin Bet, he was dead. Between the date of his arrest - February 18 - and the day of his death - February 23 - his lawyer Kamil Sabbagh met with Arafat only once: in front of a military judge at the Shin Bet's Kishon interrogation facility.
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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 3:01pm
Monsanto vs. The People
Last week Monsanto announced staggering profits from 2012 to celebratory shareholders while American farmers filed into Washington, DC to challenge the Biotech giant’s right to sue farmers whose fields have become contaminated with Monsanto’s seeds. On January 10 oral arguments began before the U.S.
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Saturday, November 17, 2012 - 12:05pm
Western Media Can't Get Palestine Right
Since Israel's brutal 21-day assault on Gaza in the winter of '08-'09 (dubbed by Israeli politicians as Operation Cast Lead) that led to over 1,400 Palestinian deaths - of which 930 were civilians including many women and children - followed by its deadly raid on a civilian Turkish ship headed to Gaza in June 2010 that resulted in nine casualties and dozens injured, many Palestinians as well as their advocates in the West have spoken of a significant "sea change" in the western media's once hegemonic support for Israel.
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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 12:15pm
California's Prop 37: Monsanto, GMO Labelling and the Public Interest
While the initiative merely seeks to add a few words to nutrition labels, it has incurred the wrath and moneyed opposition of biotech and food giants - no doubt because they fear the initiative might herald actual regulations on an industry that has long been allowed to experiment willy-nilly with the food people consume in the United States.
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