In a Major Free Speech Victory, a Federal Court Strikes Down a Law that Punishes Supporters of Israel Boycott

Glenn Greenwald January 31 2018   A FEDERAL JUDGE on Tuesday ruled that a Kansas law designed to punish people who boycott Israel is an unconstitutional denial of free speech. The ruling is a significant victory for free speech rights because the global campaign to criminalize, or otherwise legally outlaw, the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments

by Glenn Greenwald IN SEPTEMBER OF last year, we noted that Facebook representatives were meeting with the Israeli government to determine which Facebook accounts of Palestinians should be deleted on the ground that they constituted “incitement.” … FACEBOOK NOW SEEMS to be explicitly admitting that it also intends to follow the censorship orders of the U.S.