activism

German court fines activist for comparing abortion-physicians to Nazis

The District Court of Hamburg ruled Monday on a petition for an injunction filed by Dr. Kristina Hanel of Giessen, a city in western Germany.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
27/08/2020
Iraq assassins in Basra murder female activist and hunt down protesters

Fellow Iraqis say that the country “lost a treasure today.”

Ethiopian-Israelis protest throughout the country
Ethiopian-Israel activists threaten new protests over ‘empty promises’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, MK Yevarkan made election promise to bring remainder of Falash Mura community to Israel but there has been little progress since elections.

A Chinese Uyghur Muslim participates in an anti-China protest during the G20 leaders summit in Osaka
UK Muslim activist praises Jewish community for speaking out for Uighurs

Many activists from the Jewish community have attempted to raise awareness of the crisis faced by the Uighurs.

20/07/2020
Sheffi Paz and two other activists graffitied Esther Hayut's home.
Right-wing activists graffitied Supreme Court president's home, arrested

Three right-wnig activists were allegedly arrested after being caught spraying the words, "Hayut you ruined Zionism, the High Court demolished south Tel Aviv" on the Supreme Court president's home.

By ALON HOCHMON/MAARIV
10/07/2020
BLACK LIVES matter to Jews. A rabbi carries a sign supporting Black Lives Matter at a rally in Washi
Over 400 Jewish groups sign letter supporting Black Lives Matter

The joint letter was an initiative of a diverse group of Jewish activists from across a range of religious, political, gender, and racial identities.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
30/06/2020
Police detain over 30 protesting LGBT activists in Moscow

Earlier this month, police in the Russian Far East charged Julia Tsvetkova, an LGBT and feminist activist, with spreading pornography via her pictures, she said on her Facebook page.

By REUTERS
27/06/2020
Challenging the Conference of Presidents' election divides Jews

The Conference of Presidents was created in response to then-cecretary of state John Foster Dulles’ declaration that he would only deal with one Jewish organization. So, out of many, we made one.

By FRED ZEIDMAN/JTA
22/05/2020
Orthodox Jews on the Temple Mount
Temple Mount activist receives compensation after weapon confiscated

Yaacov Hayman, a activist for Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, had carried a weapon for years before it was confiscated.

26/04/2020
Palestinian rights activists moonlight as terrorists

The fact that the ties between Palestinian civil society groups and terrorist organizations have significantly deepened over the years should alarm anyone.

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