Palestinian Organizer Rasmea Odeh Jailed Hours After Being Convicted by Jury of Immigration Fraud

Ever since she was charged, it has had all the markings of a political prosecution. Odeh’s supporters argue she “came under attack by the US government because she is Palestinian, and because for decades, she has organized for Palestinian liberation and self-determination, the right of return, and an end to US funding of Israeli occupation.” The government has now effectively accomplished its goal of incarcerating a prominent Palestinian American activist, who was once tortured by Israeli authorities.
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