Authorities in a number of European states have banned Palestinian solidarity protests and harassed and arrested people for expressing — in public and online — support for Palestinians' rights.

Some governments have threatened to shutter organisations and groups that advocate for human rights for Palestinians…

Such fear-mongering has a logical outcome: people will be reluctant to stand up for the human rights of Palestinians and Muslims. In the midst of all that fear and uncertainty, better to say nothing at all.

Peaceful Israel/Gaza protests are not ‘national security’ threat