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Amid censure of left-leaning politics, Israeli university urged to ‘rectify faults’

Over the years, some of Ben-Gurion University's Department of Politics and Government's staffers have been labeled radical leftists...
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Will Upgrading West Bank College Boost Boycott Movement?

JERUSALEM — A decision by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to “strengthen higher education in the State of Israel,” as he put...
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Strike cripples education in occupied West Bank

The Palestinian Teachers’ Union has gone on strike in protest at the delay in the payment of salaries. Classes in all public...
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Four of five speakers pull out of UNESCO conference honoring Israel’s Peres at University of Connecticut

A “human rights” conference at the University of Connecticut was in disarray after almost all the speakers pulled out. The...
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The full story behind the war against free speech in Israel’s universities

Is Ben Gurion University being punished because its head has opposed upgrading the status of a college in an Israeli settlement?
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Reflections on Noam Chomsky’s visit to Gaza

Renowned linguistics professor Noam Chomsky has been in Gaza for a few days now. Chomsky was invited by the Islamic University of Gaza...
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US professors organization solicits articles with argument for endorsing BDS campaign

This is an open letter sent by Barbara Harvey to friends. She allowed us to publish it here. -Ed. Dear friends and academic supporters...
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Chomsky in Gaza: academic boycott “will strengthen support for Israel”

During visit to Gaza, Noam Chomsky says BDS may strengthen support for Israel, backs Abbas UN bid.
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IOA extends detention of lecturer for third time

RAMALLAH, (PIC)– The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) has extended the administrative detention of Dr. Mohammed Ghazal from...
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Noam Chomsky: My visit to Gaza contributes in ending the Israeli blockade

GAZA, (PIC)– American scholar and activist Noam Chomsky expressed delight for finally being able to visit Gaza after many...
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