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Palestinian activist arrested at London arms expo

Palestinian activist arrested at London arms expo

British police arrested a pro-Palestinian human rights activist on Friday during protests against one of the largest arms expos being held in the London ExCeL centre. The venue has been the chosen location for Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition (DSEI), which advertises itself as “the world leading” arms industry fair. It opened for business last week despite wide scale …

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Israeli military court begins trial of Palestinian human rights campaigner

Israeli military court begins trial of Palestinian human rights campaigner

A prominent Palestinian human rights activist has gone on trial in an Israeli military court on accusations of inciting violence. Trial of the founder of al-Khalil (Hebron)-based Youth Against Settlements campaign group, Issa Amro, began at the Ofer military court in the occupied West Bank on Sunday. The trial of the 37-year-old activist was adjourned until October 22 after two …

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