After threatening peaceful protesters, the Israeli university signed a cooperation deal with a leading weapons-maker.
The battle over Steven Salaita is part of a war against the neoliberal corporatization of higher education.
The LGBTQ magazine is more than willing to provide a platform for bigoted diatribes peddled in the service of pinkwashing Israeli apartheid.
The case of Sami Al-Arian is emblematic of the altered state of the US justice system after 11 September 2001.
“If, under this new regime, civility be the condition for expressing academic freedom and excellence, then let the appropriate expression be that of civil disobedience.”
Unlike The New York Times, Latin America’s media can be trenchant in criticizing Israeli aggression.
It cannot be mere coincidence that the University of Illinois’ heavy-handed action targeted a Palestinian-American scholar and an American Indian Studies program.
“Now, our battle to hold Israel accountable for its fresh war crimes and crimes against humanity has begun,” say Palestinians in Gaza.
University boss Phyllis Wise sits on the board of Nike, a firm that does business with West Bank settlement firms
Double standards applied to Steven Salaita shows how Israel trumps free speech on campus.
Your support helps us tell Palestine’s stories every day. Donate Now
© 2000-2014 electronicIntifada.net