A new UN report underscores the “lack of a robust scientific basis” for policies and practices aimed at preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE), as well as the “complete absence of human rights-based monitoring and evaluation, including by United Nations entities.” Read the report abstract and analysis at C&SN . (March 9)

Defense for Children International - Palestine ( DCI-P ), a Palestinian human rights organization focused on child rights, secured a significant legal victory against smear attacks from UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI). The settlement led to UKLFI recanting allegations that DCI-P had connections to terrorist organizations. Read the full story at C&SN News . (March 12)

The US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) motioned to dismiss a lawsuit filed against them by the Jewish National Fund and 12 Americans living in Israel. The full story can be found at C&SN News . (March 9)