Denied Entry: Israel's Treatment of Palestinian-American Visitors

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Thursday, 28 June, 2012 - 12:00
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English
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Sandra Tamari is a Palestinian-American organizer and the Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Adalah Justice Project (AJP)

 

James Zogby is the President of the Arab American Institute,

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In this new episode of Palestine Studies TV, we cover Israel's treatment of Palestinian-American visitors as well as the US government's position. Guests are: Sandra Tamari, a Palestinian-American who has recently made waves in the news due to her highly publicized denial of entry into Israel. Sandra talks about being racially profiled and asked to give over access to her Email accounts. She also expounds on the US Embassy's lack of support.  & Dr James Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute, whose work on discrimination against Arab Americans puts Sandra's incident in perspective.