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US academics condemn “barbaric” Israeli raids on Palestinian universities

The assault on Palestinian campuses underscores the justification for the boycott of Israeli academic institutions, campaigners say.

Large majority votes for MLA resolution condemning Israeli restrictions on academics

It calls on the State Department “to contest Israel’s denials of entry to the West Bank by United States academics who have been invited to teach, confer, or do research at Palestinian universities.”

How Israel buys loyalty of US university administrators

Max Blumenthal
New York City
20 May 2014

University of South Florida provost taken on lavish Israel propaganda tour ahead of historic divestment push.

Activists condemn Washington University “censorship” of BDS event featuring Palestinian poet

University administrators canceled a planned town hall meeting on boycott, divestment and sanctions and tried to limit the free speech of poet Remi Kanazi.

Israel's incompetent global campaign of "lawfare"

Pro-Israel groups are using court venues around the world in an attempt to stilfe the Palestinian-led boycott campaign, but are having surprisingly mixed results.

Northeastern rallies against censorship, racism

Northeastern University, the first in the United States to ban a campus Palestine solidarity group, welcomed a delegation of Israeli lawmakers from racist parties.

Anti-boycott measure slipped into Maryland state budget

American Studies Association calling for “immediate” action by the public to oppose bill making its way through Maryland legislature.

Northeastern students fighting back against ban on campus Palestine group

Northeastern University administration banned Students for Justice in Palestine and launched a police investigation after members distributed flyers critical of Israel on campus.

Politico refuses to publish rebuttal of Michael Oren’s anti-Semitism smear

Oren’s approach to the issue of boycott is that of a person scared of a growing nonviolent resistance to Israel’s occupation.

New US bill to punish academic boycott inspired by Israeli ambassador

The so-called “Protect Academic Freedom Act” would deny federal funding to any institution that participates in a boycott of Israeli universities or scholars.

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