The Daily Northwestern

Harassment concerns prompt Palestinian activist to leave Northwestern without speaking at event

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

February 23, 2016

Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid left Fiedler Hillel without speaking at a planned event Sunday due to concerns that his talk would be disrupted. Eid, founder of the Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, was...

Israeli activists discuss challenges, rewards of LGBT advocacy in Jerusalem

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

January 21, 2016

Although trials persist and tragedies linger, it is getting better for one of the most prominent LGBT rights organization in Jerusalem, said Sarah Kala, executive director of Jerusalem Open House. Kala spoke to a crowd of ab...