Office of Civil Rights

Pro-Israel University of California president denies Jewish students face "hostility" as Zionist complaints allege

University of California (UC) President Mark Yudof, an avowed supporter of Israel, has denied claims that Jewish students on several UC campuses face a climate of hostility that amounts to a violation of their civil rights, due to Palestine solidarity activism. 

US Department of Education throws out Zionist group's "civil rights" complaint against Barnard College

The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has dismissed a complaint against Barnard College – which is a partner of Columbia University – that a student was “steered” away from taking a class by Professor Joseph Massad because the student is Jewish. 

US launches "civil rights" probe at Columbia University as Zionist censorship, smears intensify

A complaint by a professor at Columbia University who co-founded the anti-Palestinian Zionist group “Scholars for Peace in the Middle East” has resulted in the US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opening an investigation into the university.