Charlotte Silver tells The Real News about latest efforts to shut down campus activism for Palestine. Read more about Watch: What is the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act?
US Department of Education
Legislation uses “broad and vague” definition of anti-Semitism. Read more about Senate approves bill seen as threat to campus criticism of Israel
The US Department of Education has thrown out three separate legal claims filed by Zionist students against the University of California. Read more about Victory for campus free speech as US Dept. of Education throws out “anti-Semitism” complaints
A lecturer at UC Santa Cruz is bullying and threatening students involved in Palestine solidarity organizing. Read more about California lecturer caught on racist speech video threatens legal complaint after student campaign
A letter sent Monday to the Department of Education from the ACLU states that Israel-aligned groups’ complaints of discrimination because of Palestine activism “raises constitutional red flags that are significant and alarming.” Read more about ACLU condemns “lawfare” targeting campus Palestine solidarity activism
The real intention of various lawsuits alleging anti-Semitism in universities is to chill Palestine solidarity activism and censor open discussions about Israeli policy in classrooms. Read more about Bogus allegations of "anti-Semitism" create real climate of fear for Arab, Muslim students in US
A number of new initiatives to curtail freedom of speech by conflating opposition to Israeli crimes with anti-Semitism are underway in the United States and Canada. Read more about New moves to curb criticism of Israel in US and Canada