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Concerns are mounting over free speech in Israel as war rages on

Protesters hold placards during a demonstration in solidarity with Palestinian people in Skopje, North Macedonia on Oct. 20, 2023. (Photo by Robert Atanasovski/AFP via Getty Images)
Protesters hold placards during a demonstration in solidarity with Palestinian people in Skopje, North Macedonia on Oct. 20, 2023. (Photo by Robert Atanasovski/AFP via Getty Images)

Palestinians, as well as some left-wing Jewish-Israelis, are facing death threats, suspensions from school, and are even being fired from their jobs for their social media posts expressing solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

Here & Now‘s Deepa Fernandes speaks with Chantal Da Silva, who has been reporting on this for NBC News.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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