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Lawyer, activist and organizer, Lamis Deek addresses the recent Israeli attack and continuing siege on the Gaza Strip. She speaks about the state of the national movement in Palestine and the U.S. today and the civil liberties violations and other challenges faced by Palestinian and solidarity activists in the U.S.
American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee, American Muslims for Palestine, Palestinian Movement for Palestinian Rights, Chicago Movement for Palestinian Rights, Palestinian Solidarity Group, Committee Against Political Repression.
Lamis Deek is an attorney and human rights advocate specializing in defending Arab and Muslim community members, activists, and organizers against U.S. government attacks, including a number of the recent and prominent "entrapment" cases on the East Coast.
Deek is a long time member of Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, the Arab Muslim American Federation, and the National Lawyers Guild. She is also a co-founder of the US Palestinian Community Network (USPCN).
She is considered one of the leading Palestinian activists and organizers in the U.S., and regularly speaks around the country on issues related to Palestine, the war in Iraq, civil liberties in the U.S., and community organizing. Deek discusses the recent Israeli attack, and continued siege, on the Gaza Strip; the state of the national movement in Palestine and the U.S. today; and the civil liberties violations and other challenges faced by Palestinian and solidarity activists in the U.S.