Zionist group uses US anti-terrorism laws to sue Palestinian activists

January 20, 2023
The Guardian

...Diala Shamas, a lawyer at the Center for Constitutional Rights representing the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, describes the legal action as part of a broader Israeli-led strategy to discredit and criminalise the Palestinian cause, alongside measures such as laws in more than 30 US states penalising support for boycotts of Israel.

“The goal here is to harass the US Campaign [for Palestinian Rights]. This is something that we’re seeing more broadly: smearing human rights advocates with accusations of terrorism, and efforts to drag human rights advocates and protesters into court, into extended litigation that distracts them from their advocacy. In the Palestine context we see that happening a lot, both in the United States and by Israel,” she said. ...

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