On August 7th Amnesty International held ceasefire vigils around the world to show solidarity with victims and survivors on both sides of the conflict between Israel and Hizbullah. Over 50 vigils were held in the U.S. alone! See the photos »
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Israel/Occupied Palestinian Territories: Suspended Sentence for Abdallah Abu Rahma (UA 320/14)
Abdallah Abu Rahma has been given a four-month suspended prison sentence and fined around US$1,300 by an Israeli military court. The court did at least reject the military prosecution’s request to give him a longer, immediately enforceable prison sentence.