In a First, Palestinians Challenge Israel’s Settlement Enterprise—in a US Court

March 18, 2019
The Nation

...on Monday, Wahbe joined another Palestinian American, Ziad Alwan, as well as the Palestinian town of ‘Anata and the village of Jalud, in launching the first-ever legal challenge in the United States by Palestinians against Israel’s settlement enterprise. They did so in a claim filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) in a federal court in Delaware, where Airbnb is incorporated. (Though this is the first case of its kind in a US court, there have been other cases against settlers and companies operating in the settlements in Israeli courts, and Airbnb also faces a class-action lawsuit in Israel.) ...

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March 22, 2019