Julia Conley, staff writer
A pair of bipartisan bills targeting boycotts of Israel and Israeli settlements appear to have widespread support in Congress, to the dismay of civil rights advocates who say the proposals are an attack on free speech. The Israeli Anti-Boycott Act targets the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement aimed at ending Israel's occupation of the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Palestinian activists rallied and demonstrated during U.S. President Donald...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
First daughter and assistant to the president Ivanka Trump on an advertisement for a new $150 million, 57-story Trump luxury residential tower in Manila, Philippines. (Photo: Getty)
Human rights experts are up in arms over President Donald Trump's embrace of...


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."