3/27/17 Jess Sundin on Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh’s impending deportation from the US

3/27/17 Jess Sundin on Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh’s impending deportation from the US

Jess Sundin, a founding member of the Twin Cities-based Anti-War Committee, discusses 69 year-old Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh’s three year long legal battle with the US government, which charged her with immigration fraud for failing to disclose her conviction of terrorism in an Israeli military court in 1969. She had confessed after being tortured and raped in custody. Now she faces deportation after accepting a plea deal when prosecutors added new charges based on her involvement with a “terrorist organization,” the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 5,800 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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