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More from @Harvard! Civility in the Service of Brutality ~ by @seyyedreza

Harvard Crimson – April 13, 2012 There are times when we must be suspect of calls for civility. Particularly at an institution like Harvard, where we are sometimes told that even war criminals must be given a place at the table, we must learn to see through the pleas for humanity when they are used […]

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Action Alert ▶ Israel detains a Birzeit Univeristy Student Ola Haniyeh for 8 Days now

March 29, 2012 Ola Haniyeh, student at the Bir Zeir University was detained five days ago. No further facts are available at this moment, but we request to spread this alert. activist and student at the University of Birzeit Ola Haniyeh was detained by the Israeli occupation forces since 5 days. @occpal #Freedom — Zaid […]

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IOF arrest 19 Quds University students in two months

[ PIC 23/03/2012 – 12:16 PM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– IOF troops on Friday at dawn raided the home of Palestinian captive Muhammad Halaika who is serving a 22-year prison sentence in Ramon prison and arrested his 22-year-old son Munjed. The IOF transferred Munjed, who is a student at the college of Islamic Studies of the […]

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Students Walk-out Protesting IDF Soldier – University of Minnesota – VIDEO

by SJPUMN on Feb 16, 2012 On February 13th a student group at the University of MN invited an IDF solider to speak, justifying Israel’s recent atrocities in the Middle East. Students collectively engaged in a silent walk-out in memory and in solidarity with all of the silenced Palestinian children that were killed by the […]

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Birzeit students on hunger strike

[ PIC 03/03/2012 – 09:47 AM ] EL-BIREH, (PIC)– A spokesman for the Islamic bloc in Birzeit University has declared that the students would go on hunger strike on Saturday. He said in a press release on Friday that the students would continue in their sit-in inside the university campus until all their demands are […]

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University of London Launches Centre for Palestine Studies

  MARCH 2 2012   LONDON, March 2, 2012 (WAFA) – University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) launched on Thursday the Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS) as a newly constituted center of its London Middle East Institute, according to a SOAS launch invitation. “This initiative brings together considerable academic expertise with […]

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Stanford Daily – Fadi Quran to face trial in West Bank – #FadiQuran

Monday, February 27th, 2012  Stanford Daily By Kristian Davis Bailey   View a letter from the editor on this piece here.   Fadi Quran ’10 – a Palestinian-American Stanford alumnus who was arrested by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank on Friday, was brought to trial Monday morning in Jerusalem, his sister, Semma Qura’an, told […]

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Palestinian activist Fadi Quran faces Israeli administrative detention

Scores of Palestinian protestors have been detained by Israel under its policy of administrative detention which sees them being held without charges for an extended period of time. (Reuters)   By Rana Khoury | Al Arabiya | Feb 26 2012 Palestinian nonviolent youth activist, Fadi Quran was assaulted and arrested in Palestine on Friday as […]

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The Stanford Daily – Students petition, organize for Fadi Quran’s release

Saturday, February 25th, 2012  Standford Daily By Kristian Davis Bailey Fadi Quran ‘10, a Palestinian Stanford graduate from the West Bank and U.S. citizen, was arrested Friday in Hebron, West Bank, for allegedly pushing an Israeli soldier, according to tweets from journalists and activists in Palestine. Visit the original article on his arrest here. Fadi […]

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Gaza’s Race Car Students ‘Inspirational’

By Stuart Littlewood Palestine Chronicle February 24 2012 Imagine a handful of engineering students imprisoned in the tiny Gaza enclave taking on the cream of Europe’s technical universities in a competition to build a race car and compete with it. They did it last year. And they’re planning to do it again this year – […]

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Student council starts strike at university in Hebron

FEB 21 2012 MAAN NEWS AGENCY HEBRON (Ma’an) — The Palestine Polytechnic University student council said Tuesday they had called a strike of all classes until further notice. The students said in a statement that the Hebron-district university had failed to take their demands seriously and were stalling on solutions.

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Israel Lobby on Campus in Illinois: A Challenge for BDS

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Palestine Chronicle | David Green | Feb 3, 2012   I only recently learned of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s trip to Israel this past summer (2011) for a ‘week-long educational mission where he sealed two important agreements and received briefings from high-ranking Israeli officials, academic […]

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#BZUprotest – West Bank universities struggle to stem strikes

Action Alert ▶ Bethlehem University students go on hunger strike  #BZUprotest Maan News Agency | Jan 21, 2012 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Protests in two West Bank universities have shut down classes in recent days, as students call for easing of tuition fees amid financial crisis in Palestine. As a new semester starts, Bethlehem University and […]

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المؤتمر الصحفي للتضامن مع الطلاب المعتصمين في جامعة بيرزيت #BZUprotest #OccupyBZU – by @Dawabsheh

Related: Action Alert ▶ Bethlehem University students go on hunger strike Saleh Dawabsheh في 21 Jan 2012 وصلت اليوم الساعة العاشرة صباحاً جامعة بيرزيت – البوابة الغربية- لأجد هناك حوالي 200 طالب وناشط شبابي جاؤوا ليشاركوا في المؤتمر التضامني مع الطلاب المعتصمين في مبنى ادارة جامعة بيرزيت بعد ان رفضت الجامعة تحقيق مطالبهم ومن ثم […]

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Action Alert ▶ Bethlehem University students go on hunger strike – #BZUprotest #OccupyBZU

Maan News Agency | Jan 19, 2012 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Seven Bethlehem University students announced an open hunger strike on Thursday in protest over rising tuition fees and fines for late payment. Bethlehem University on Tuesday suspended classes amid ongoing protests. The university said it could not ensure the safety of students on campus while […]

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