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‘And… you’re out!’ – Human Rights Watch director deported from Israel

Regional director of Human Rights Watch, Omar Shakir, vows to continue fighting Israel’s “systematic repression and institutional discrimination”…but, not from the Jewish State, having exhausted all his court options.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


The regional director of Human Rights Watch in Israel has vowed that he will retain his position and continue to manage the HRW branch in Israel even after his planned deportation Monday.

Omar Shakir, who has led HRW’s operations in Israel since October 2016, is set to be expelled from the Jewish state Monday, over his support for the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

Israel’s supreme court supports government decision to expel Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) director for Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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