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Listen: DSA backs boycott as campuses fight Israel’s censorship

A new book investigates resistance to Israel lobby repression on US campuses.

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Israeli Apartheid Week held at 30 UK universities, despite repression

Israel lobby groups failed to shut down the annual event in the UK.

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Fordham charges student over SJP support rally

Legal groups say New York college’s crackdown targets students for their political views.

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UC Berkeley reinstates Palestine course, but tried to change content

Academic freedom supporters celebrate victory, but damage has been done.

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Women’s studies professor harassed by Israel-backed group

Simona Sharoni told to turn over records in what free speech defenders see as intimidation attempt.

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Israel jails astrophysicist for Facebook posts

Hunger strikers continue struggles against Israeli detention without charge.

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Southampton University bans “controversial” Israel conference again

Academic organizers to challenge the decision in court.

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To Host Peres Is to Welcome Racism and War Criminals Rolled In One

At a time when South Africa is grappling with the demon of racism, one expects that greater sensitivity will be displayed by the beneficiaries of apartheid towards its victims. Instead we find that individuals and groups of diehard racists keep emerging to inflict pain and humiliation upon this country’s black majority. Reversal of the degradation of decades of oppression, is not always ...

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Sands of Palestine – New theatrical production

Sands of Palestine is the newest theatrical production by Green Light Productions. The play will run at the Seabrook Theatre, DHS, at the end of April 2016. The Green Light Productions duo consists of reknowned producers Yusuf Haffejee (Mercury Theatre Award nominee, Scriptwriter and Executive) and Farouk Hoosen Sayed (Actor, Producer, Director, Activist).  In their own words, they “aim to tell ...

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Israeli Apartheid Week – Get Involved

Sourced & copied directly from: http://www.iawsouthafrica.com/get-involved-2/ Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) offers ordinary people around the world an opportunity to partake in an extra-ordinary and truly global campaign. There are IAW representatives responsible for organizing events in most major South African cities, towns and universities. Send us an email (iawsouthafrica@apartheidweek.org) and we can put you in contact with the IAW representative in ...

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