Statement on Muslim Ban 2.0

Statement on Muslim Ban 2.0

In the wake of Muslim Ban 2.0, Palestine Legal renews our opposition to the Trump administration’s racist and anti-Muslim agenda. We stand with the people resisting the administration’s executive orders aimed at banning Muslims, dividing immigrant families, bolstering the militarization and impunity of police, and hurting communities of color. We are confident that the courts will block the Muslim Ban 2.0 as they did the first.

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Palestine Legal to USF: Cease Voter Suppression of Divestment Referendum

Palestine Legal to USF: Cease Voter Suppression of Divestment Referendum

The same school that declared a divestment referendum “null and void” in 2013 is again showing signs of unlawful interference in student divestment debates. Palestine Legal wrote the University of South Florida (USF) today warning the school to cease tampering with the referendum outcome.

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Fordham Student Forced into Closed-door Hearing, Leaves in Protest

Fordham Student Forced into Closed-door Hearing, Leaves in Protest

Sapphira Lurie was unable to testify at her scheduled hearing today after Dean of Students Keith Eldredge insisted that she meet alone with him, behind closed doors, with a white-noise machine turned on. Eldredge issued the disciplinary charge against Sapphira after she, along with other students, protested Eldredge’s decision to deny Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) club status. Fifteen professors gathered outside in support of Sapphira.

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