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May 25, 2011 | 5:27 pm
May 24, 2011 | 11:56 am
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the Joint Session of Congress on Tuesday was disrupted by a left-wing protester calling to stop the Israeli occupation in Palestine.
The heckler was identified as Rae Abileah, a 28-year-old Jewish-American activist, of Israeli decent, who works with human rights organization CODEPINK.
Abileah stood up from the gallery as Netanyahu was congratulating the United States for the killing of Osama bin Laden and shouted “stop Israeli war crimes.”
Read more at Haaretz.com.
February 8, 2011 | 5:55 pm
The Orange County district attorney’s office announced on Feb. 4 that it was filing misdemeanor charges against the 11 students arrested in February 2010 for disrupting a speech by Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, at the University of California, Irvine...