Israel’s Free Speech Crackdown Is a “War Inside of a War”

From a Washington Post story by Loveday Morris headlined “Israel’s free speech crackdown: “War inside of a war'”:

The 21-year-old computer science student was beamed into the small wood-paneled courtroom from jail via video link. She had dark circles under her eyes after 11 nights in detention.

To save on personnel during Israel’s war against Hamas, defendants are no longer transported from their cells. Only urgent court cases are being heard. The prosecution of Rita Murad, a Palestinian citizen of Israel, is deemed to be one of them.