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Professor Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel in solidarity with Palestinians (Updated)

LIVE BLOG |  Continuously updated below the initial article By The Guardian at RawStory| Tuesday, May 7, 2013 21:55 EDT Professor Stephen Hawking is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel’s treatment of Palestinians. Hawking, 71, the […]

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#Gaza | Israeli professor says Hamas victory is equal to establishment of a state

Middle East Monitor | Nov 23, 2012 A professor of political science at Tel Aviv University has said that Hamas “remained standing” during the recent Israeli offensive against the Gaza Strip. According to Professor Shaul Mishal, Hamas’s victory is equal to the establishment of a state in its consequences.The specialist in Arab politics noted that […]

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#StopAD | Israeli court refuses to commute sentence against university professor Mustafa Shawer

[ PIC 08/04/2012 – 11:48 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– The Israeli Ofer court on Sunday refused to commute the four-month administrative detention order against Professor Mustafa Shawer. Prisoners said that the court claimed that Shawer constituted a threat to the Israeli public security and endorsed his administrative detention for the fourth time running. Shawer, a […]

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Biology of Peace – by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh

PNN FEB 23 2012 I grew up under Israeli occupation, a brutal military occupation accompanied by “colonization” (land theft). My family suffered, though not as much as other Palestinian families. It is hard to describe how much the occupation invades every aspect of one’s life here: from eating and drinking to education and from healthcare to travel, from economy […]

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PRESS RELEASE – Israeli Judge Orders Dr. Yousef Abdul Haq To Remain In Prison Without Charge

Wednesday February 08, 2012 10:22 by Alliance of Concerned Jewish Canadians | IMEMC – PRESS RELEASE – The Israel military court has extended administrative detention for two months in addition to three months already detained for civil rights lawyer Dr. Yousef Abdul Haq, a lecturer at An-Najah National University and the Cultural Coordinator for the […]

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Demanding release of Professor Yousef Abdul Haq, Lawyer

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. 28 December 2011 | Palestinian Cultural Enlightenment Forum Dr. Yousef Abdul Haq The lawyer Yousef Abdul Haq (Abu Shaddad), professor at the An Najah National University, and coordinator, former President of the Governing Council of the Tanweer Forum, was arrested Wednesday 7/12/2011 at three o’clock […]

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Welcoming Palestine to UNESCO ~ By Prof. Em. Richard Falk

Related: When will the UN bring Human Rights to Palestine? With Palestine getting full membership to the UNESCO, it also serves as a political reminder of its bid for statehood. Richard Falk | 02 Nov 2011 11:29 UNESCO delegates applaud after the General Conference admits Palestine as UNESCO member state in Paris [EPA] It may not […]

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Two-state solution not practical – Interview with Hani al-Basoos, Prof. of the Islamic University of Gaza

PressTV – Sun Oct 2, 2011 10:16AM GMT An exclusive interview with Hani al-Basoos, professor of the Islamic University of Gaza A prominent professor says that the Palestinian people have the full legal right to resist the Israeli occupation in all Palestinian cities. In an exclusive interview with Press TV, Hani al-Basoos, professor of the […]

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Professor Abdul-Sattar Qasem detained by PA

[ 26/08/2011 – 08:33 PM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– A magistrates court judge decided on Thursday to detain Abdel-Sattar Qasem, Professor of political science at Najah University, for 15 days without charge. Qasem’s wife said that the detention was extended to 15 days despite the fact that his lawyers completed the procedure for bail. She added […]

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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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Who is Embarrassing the United Nations?

By Lawrence Davidson  | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | March 26, 2011 On 23 March 2011 the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported that the United Nations Rapporteur Richard Falk (Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University) told the world organization’s Human Rights Council that the “continued pattern of settlement expansion in East Jerusalem combined with […]

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UN official Professor Richard Falk calls settlement construction “ethnic cleansing”

22/03/2011 – 07:18 PM OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Richard Falk, the UN special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian occupied territories, warned that Israel’s settlement activities and the eviction of Palestinians from their homes are aimed at “ethnic cleansing”. Falk stated  while speaking at the UN Human Rights Council that Israel took recent steps to […]

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UN slams Israel’s demolition of 96 Palestinian homes since start of 2011

[ 12/03/2011 – 02:46 PM ]   NEW YORK, (PIC)– A report issued by the UN said that Israel has demolished since the start of 2011 about 96 Palestinian homes and buildings in the occupied territories of Jerusalem and the West Bank. UN special rapporteur on human rights in the occupied territories Richard Falk stated […]

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Political science professor: Abbas and his entourage must leave

[ 19/02/2011 – 07:57 AM ]   RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Dr. Abdul-Sattar Qasem, a professor of political sciences at the Al-Najah National University, called on Palestinian de facto president Mahmoud Abbas to step down from office, describing steps Abbas has taken to thwart West Bank settlement activity as ”worthless”. “There is an attempt to disparage the […]

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