Andrea Germanos, staff writer
African migrants take part in a rally in front of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) on January 8, 2014 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Photo: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
"We—who know what it means to be a refugee, to be without a home or a country that would protect and defend us from violence and suffering—cannot understand how a Jewish government can expel refugees and asylum seekers to a journey of pain, suffering, and death."
Jon Queally, staff writer
"We remain deeply concerned at the denial of the right of self-determination to...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
protest of pence
"Our protest today in the plenum is in honor of all who oppose the occupation...


Praising Israel's security as "the best" in counterterrorism, a group of U.S. police officials just returned from studying Israeli occupation-style policing - with its military gear, tactics and mindset - in hopes of emulating their expertise in racial profiling, excessive force, mass incarceration and other rights abuses in their own communities of color. From one lucid observer, "They're learning how to suppress a people, deny their rights and use force to hold down a subject population."