UCLA Jewish studies director Todd Presner said appearing at the University of Illinois would condone indefensible actions against shared governance, free speech. Read more about Holocaust scholar cancels prestigious Illinois lecture over Steven Salaita firing
Judge backs University of Southampton decision to “withdraw permission” to hold conference on legality of state of Israel this weekend. Read more about UK High Court backs shutdown of Israel conference
The Electronic Intifada has learned details of the court challenge filed in London on Thursday against the University of Southampton’s decision to ban a conference related to Israel. Read more about Court hearing expected next week in challenge to UK university's ban on Israel conference
Organizers of an academic conference on Israel are proceeding with an urgent legal challenge after the UK’s University of Southampton today confirmed that it has canceled the event. Read more about Did Israel lobby "bullying and threats" push Univ. of Southampton to cancel conference?
Pro-Israel lobby groups have been using Islamophobic themes and casting aspersions of anti-Semitism to smear organizers and speakers of Palestine-focused conference. Read more about Israel lobby, UK officials attempt to shut down Univ. of Southampton conference
“The suffering of precious Palestinians under a vicious Israeli occupation is a crime against humanity,” says celebrated public intellectual. Read more about Cornel West backs Steven Salaita, cancels prestigious Univ. of Illinois lecture
In Europe, cartoons mocking Muhammad are “free speech,” while discussion of Israel is censored, historian notes. Read more about Did Rome college censor Ilan Pappe because of "Zionist intimidation"?
Palestinians in academia have learned to be too civil and have normalized accepting silence. Read more about The most valuable lesson from Steven Salaita’s visit to Guilford College
Guilford College moves Palestinian-American professor’s speech after pressure from family that funded campus building. Read more about North Carolina college bows to donor pressure over Steven Salaita talk
Lawsuit alleging a wide range of illegal conduct will be a test of whether fundamental notions of free speech in the United States pertain even to critics of Israel. Read more about Steven Salaita sues Univ. of Illinois, donors for firing over Israel criticism