Not So Free Speech

Not So Free Speech

Abby Zimet

Mohammad Othman, a Palestinian human rights activist, has been detained
without charges by Israeli police on his way home from Norway, where he
was promoting the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign. It is
believed to be the first time Israel has arrested someone for taking
part in the BDS campaign. Othman, whose village Jayyous is in the
occupied West Bank, works with Stop the Wall, a grass-roots
anti-Apartheid Wall group. His hearing in a military court is Tuesday;
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