Open Letter to Micheál Martin about Arrest of Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian by Academics for Palestine

PLEASE TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW AND SEND YOUR LETTER TO THE UN OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL ADVISER ON THE PREVENTION OF GENOCIDE AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT PROSECUTOR.

We write as academics and scholars in or from Ireland, to seek action in relation to the arrest by Israel on April 18th of our esteemed colleague, Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian of Hebrew University.

This comes after a campaign by her own university’s senior officials, who in October attacked her in a public statement for signing a letter alleging that Israel was committing genocide in Gaza, and then suspended her in March. On both those occasions, international colleagues came to her defence, and her suspension has been revoked.

Now that she has been arrested and interrogated about her research, it is not only her career that is at risk, but her personal liberty – in an intolerable attack on her rights as an academic and a human being.

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