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Tampa students arrested for protesting on campus on FightBack! News

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“USF and the police demonstrated another act against the voices of students,” stated Laith Hader of the USF chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). “I was there to give a speech about USF’s record of suppressing voices of pro-Palestine activists. Many of those who speak out against the Israeli system of apartheid and genocide are being doxed, fired from their jobs, investigated or interrogated by the state, and are falsely framed as anti-Semitic, all while neo-Nazis and white supremacists are given their ‘free speech’ without any repercussions from the state or its institutions.”

Continue reading at http://www.fightbacknews.org/2021/2/11/tampa-students-arrested-protesting-campus

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DePaul professor ignites free-speech uproar with unabashed pro-Israel views by Valerie Richards

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His article last month declaring that Israel has a “moral right to annex all of the West Bank” has made him persona non grata on campus, the focus of student protests and a Faculty Council vote condemning his article for promoting “racism toward Arabs generally and Palestinians in particular.”
At a campus forum Tuesday on Middle East politics and academic freedom, a dozen students walked out chanting, “Jason Hill, you can’t hide, we know you want genocide,” as shown on video by Students for Justice in Palestine at DePaul.

Continue reading at https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/7/jason-hill-israel-support-ignites-depaul-free-spee/

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NLG Condemns Fordham Univ. Ban on Students for Justice in Palestine by National Lawyers Guild

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The NLG condemns this latest act in the legacy of Anti-Palestinian discrimination, known as the “Palestine Exception” to Free Speech, and calls for the immediate instatement of the SJP Chapter at Fordham University… US Campaign for Palestinian Rights steering committee member and human rights attorney Bina Ahmad added, “Fordham University’s decision to suppress speech about genocide against the Palestinians and the Apartheid regime they live under is a slap in the face to the fundamental principles of free speech and open dialogue that Fordham claims to uphold…”

Continue reading at https://www.nlg.org/nlg-condemns-fordham-univ-ban-on-students-for-justice-in-palestine/

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