Media Spotlight: GWU Apologizes for Palestinian Flag Censorship

credit: faungg via Flickr

credit: faungg via Flickr

We are pleased to share the extensive media coverage of Flag-gate 2015, in which George Washington University President Steven Knapp apologized to pre-med student Ramie Abounaja for the college’s discriminatory removal of his Palestinian flag.

Washington Post, GW president apologizes to student after Palestinian flag incident

The Intercept, George Washington University police order student to take down Palestinian flag while others fly freely

USA Today, GW Apologizes to student ordered to take down Palestinian flag

The Atlantic, Policing speech on campus, literally this time

Huffington Post, Student felt criminalized after campus police made him remove Palestinian flag

Colorlines, Can George Washington University ban Palestinian Flag? and George Washington University apologizes to student forced to remove Palestinian flag

DCist, GW student alleges discrimination after police make him take down Palestinian flag  and GW President apologizes to student over Palestinian flag incident

Truth-Out, On US Campuses, pro-Israel groups target supporters of Palestinian rights

RT International, US university says sorry for Palestinian flag ultimatum

Business Insider, George Washington Student says school demanded he remove Palestinian flag

The Chronicle of Higher Education, George Washington U police tell student to remove Palestinian flag and George Washington U. President apologizes to student over flag controversy

Inside Higher Ed, Apology for student told to remove Palestinian flag, George Washington University asked a student to take down his Palestinian flag

The Forward, George Washington Student Threatens Suit Over Palestinian Flag  

The Washingtonian, GW Student Says University Ordered Him to Remove Palestinian Flag From His Dorm

The College Fix, Student threatened for hanging Palestinian flag gets the apology he demanded

GW Hatchet, GW responds to student's complaint about flag removal

Middle East Monitor, US University orders student to remove Palestinian flag from dorm

WTOP, GWUs flag policy stands up poorly to scrutiny 

Telesur, US Palestinian activists launch petition over flag dispute and US University apologizes after Palestinian flag controversy

Sputnik News, DC student forced to remove Palestinian flag, George Washington University student takes stand for free speech