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American academic group boycotts Israeli universities

Students across the West Bank and Gaza Strip launch campaigns to boycott Israel. (File photo) PressTV | Sat Apr 27, 2013 4:57AM GMT US academic group, the Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS) passes a resolution to boycott Israeli universities for their complicity in violations of international law by the Israeli regime against Palestinians. The […]

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Human rights organizations call for release of Palestinian academic Dr. Mohammed Ghazal

Al Qassam Website | 03-03-2013,09:43 Al Qassam website (Ahrar) – Friends of Humanity International and Ahrar center for Prisoners studies and human rights have demanded the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) to quickly release Dr. Mohammed Ghazal, Palestinian lecturer at Al-Najah University. The organizations said that the Israeli occupation authorities have been detaining Ghazal, Doctor of […]

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Action Alert ▶ Connect with the Palestinian Students’ Campaign for Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI)

23 January 2012 | US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel | ISM A collective of students in Gaza has formed the Palestinian Students’ Campaign for the Academic Boycott of Israel (PSCABI). These students are seeking to expand their collaboration and participation in events and activities with solidarity activists at international universities. […]

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Alternative Information Center academic arrested

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Friday, 11 November, 2011 | Wadi Hilweh Information Center  Silwan, Jerusalem (SILWANIC) — Alternative Information Center academic and activist Yakub Abu Assab was arrested in a night raid on his home by Israeli forces on Friday morning, 4 November. Forces stormed his home at 2am […]

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Israeli prison administration cracks down on Palestinian academic

[ 20/07/2011 – 04:37 PM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– Professor Mustafa al-Shannar, 49, a prisoner in the Israeli Megiddo prison and lecturer at the Al-Najah National University, was transferred to the prison’s clinic two days ago after experiencing sharp chest pains, the Tadhamon international human rights organization has reported. Tadhamon researcher and prisoner rights expert […]

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Draft law to deny Sheikh Raed Salah access to Israeli academic institutions

Friday, 01 July 2011 16:30| MEMO Miller claims that the draft law will “prevent any persons assisting ‘terrorist’ organisations from entering educational establishments under the control of the Israeli government. A member of the extreme right-wing Yisrael Beitenu Party is drafting a law to deny access to academic institutions for anyone “assisting ‘terrorist’ organisations”. The […]

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Israeli prosecutor bans academic travel of West Bank professor

[ 25/06/2011 – 10:30 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)–  The Israeli Public Prosecutor has informed the HaMoked rights group that a West Bank professor has been denied permission to leave the occupied Palestinian territories to join a media conference in Qatar. Al-Najah University professor Dr. Farid Abu Dhaheir said in a statement after HaMoked informed him […]

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South African university cuts ties with Israel’s BGU

March 27, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The senate of South Africa’s University of Johannesburg voted Wednesday to sever links with Israel’s Ben Gurion University. The university is not subscribing to an academic boycott, however, Vice-Chancellor and Principal Professor Ihron Rensburg said in a statement issued Friday. “The UJ Senate voted to bring an end to […]

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A FATHER’S APPEAL: RESTORE ACADEMIC FREEDOM TO THE ‘LAND OF THE FREE’

Posted by desertpeace on Friday, January 28, 2011 at 12:46 pm. As a father, I may not always agree with the opinions of my children, but I respect and honor their right to have them and I am proud when they have the courage to express them, even if those opinions are unpopular. How else […]

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PACBI – Listen to Our Voice!

  Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel| 30 December 2010 Ramallah, Occupied Palestine, 30 December 2010 From time to time, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) brings to the attention of BDS activists, both in Palestine and abroad, Palestinian-Israeli joint activities that, while purporting to […]

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