Update: Recently discovered message by Dwight Howard suggests he might have been pressured into deleting his #FreePalestine tweet. More information at the bottom of the report.
Early into day six of Israel’s latest invasion of the Gaza Strip, American professional basketball player Dwight Howard tweeted “#Free Palestine” to his 5.2 million followers.
Minutes later, the tweet was deleted, only to be followed by an apology and a vow that he will continue to stay out of international politics. [Read more…]