All Further Articles for 2018-05-03
Resist, My People, Resist Them: Poetry Is Not A Crime, Except For Palestinians
After what critics call "a hollow charade of a trial," an Israeli court Thursday convicted Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour of “incitement to violence” and “support of a terror organization” for publishing her poetry on social media, particularly her airing of a fiery anti-occupation poem. After the ruling, a defiant Tatour said the trial proved "what Israel's democracy is - a democracy for Jews only." "If (this is) my terrorism," she said, "I give the world a terrorism of love."