Podcast: The Targeting of Free Speech & Activism Around Palestinians on University or College Campuses

By: Sunday April 6, 2014 11:26 am

Pro-Israel groups are engaged in a “fighting retreat,” as one professor at Columbia College Chicago, who had his academic freedom violated, puts it. They are confronting vibrant activism from students calling attention to the suffering of Palestinian people under Israeli military occupation, and, in trying to overcome the challenge they present to their worldview, they [...]

Academic Freedom & the Suppression of a Professor Who Teaches the Reality of Israeli Military Occupation

By: Thursday March 27, 2014 11:31 am

The suppression of students and faculty supportive of Palestinians and critical of Israeli occupation seems to have become more pronounced this month. At Barnard College, a Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter went through the appropriate channels to obtain permission to hang a banner for Israeli Apartheid Week. The banner, which read “Stand for [...]

Ideological Exclusion: US Government Refuses to Grant Outspoken Pakistani Lawyer a Visa

By: Monday April 9, 2012 9:06 pm

Pakistani lawyer Shahzad Akbar, who sued the United States government over family members of civilian victims of US drone attacks, was invited to participate in an upcoming International Drone Summit in Washington, DC, on April 28, but, the peace group CODEPINK reports the US is refusing to grant him a visa. The refusal by the [...]

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