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Op-Ed: Israeli Court upholds deportation of clinic alumnus & Human Rights Watch director

On April 16 the District Court of Jerusalem upheld the deportation of Human Rights Watch Director for Israel and Palestine and Mills Legal Clinic alum Omar Shakir (SLS ‘13). Human Rights Watch had challenged a 2017 amendment to Israel’s Law of Entry that permitted the Israeli government’s decision to revoke Mr. Shakir’s work visa in May 2018. The law allows Israel to ban foreigners based on support for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.

Winter in Israel, Part I: Paranoia and Victimhood

This is the first in a series of three articles written by Aly Cash ‘16, Jaih Hunter-Hill ‘15 and Amrita Rao ‘15 reflecting on their experience traveling to Israel over Winter Break on a campus leaders mission sponsored by The David Project. Seven-year-old Forsan Hussein was chasing a runaway sheep up a grassy mountain by…