Lawsuit Update: Friedman vs Durham City Council

Background: Durham Passes the Israel Resolution A year ago, on April 16, 2018, the Durham City Council passed the “Israel Resolution” making Durham the first city in the United States to boycott police trainings specifically with Israel. This initiative began on April 5, 2018 when local activists led by the anti-Zionists of Jewish Voice for …

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Durham City Council Sued Over Alleged Violation of Open-Meetings Statute

Israel, Durham City Council, lawsuit

Using public records obtained by a Voice4Israel investigation, a Durham resident filed a lawsuit yesterday alleging that the Durham City Council used email communications in violation of the open-meetings statute related to the writing and passing of the April 16 anti-Israel City Council statement. Mayor Steve Schewel and Mayor Pro Tempore Jillian Johnson initially called the …

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