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  • Israel using 'preventative arrests' to stifle dissent

    Palestinian citizens of Israel are being subject to preventive arrests as Israel attempts to silence dissent. Israeli police came to Adan Tartour’s Jaffa home at half past midnight. They pounded on the door. When the Tartours opened it, police said that they had an arrest warrant. Adan, an 18-year-old Palestinian citizen of Israel who hopes to study law and history at university, was arrested for “suspicion of violence and terrorism” — all because she’d signed up to take a bus to a protest in Nazareth. [tmwinpost] Although the demonstration, which was scheduled for Thursday, had not taken place yet, Tartour…

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