Over 30 New York scholars and activists spied on by former Mossad agents

Over 30 New York scholars and activists spied on by former Mossad agents

Palestine Legal confirmed today that a 2017 attempt to scare New Yorkers believed to support boycotts for Palestinian rights with bogus ‘cease and desist’ letters was the work of ex-Mossad agents. The people targeted by former Israeli intelligence agents with Psy-Group include faculty at Columbia University, New York University, multiple City University of New York (CUNY) campuses as well Black, Jewish, and Palestinian volunteers from groups such as Adalah-NY and Jewish Voice for Peace.

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SUCCESS! CUNY Dismisses Frivolous Complaint Against SJP Over Nakba Vigil

SUCCESS! CUNY Dismisses Frivolous Complaint Against SJP Over Nakba Vigil

“We are happy this harassing complaint is dismissed, but it was incredibly disingenuous of SSI to accuse us of incitement in the first place,” said one member of SJP. “We held this vigil to commemorate 70 years of the dispossession of our family members. At the same time as our vigil, the Israeli military was killing unarmed protesters in Gaza.”

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Radhika Sainath in New York Magazine

Radhika Sainath in New York Magazine

A CUNY student was investigated for criticizing Israel.

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In Case You Missed It: A Summer Full of Censorship for Palestine Supporters

In Case You Missed It: A Summer Full of Censorship for Palestine Supporters

As fall gets under way, we wanted to highlight some of the censorship and legal bullying that supporters of Palestinian rights have experienced this summer.

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Victory: CUNY Investigation Clears Student Over Email Criticizing Israel

Victory: CUNY Investigation Clears Student Over Email Criticizing Israel

After a nearly three-month investigation CUNY dismissed a complaint seeking to punish a student for comments critical of Israel.

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Victory! City University of New York Reinstates Pro-Palestinian Book Event; Apologizes for Canceling

Victory! City University of New York Reinstates Pro-Palestinian Book Event; Apologizes for Canceling

City College of New York announced late Friday that it would allow a book event organized by Students for Justice in Palestine to go forward.

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City University of New York Cancels Pro-Palestinian Book Event

City University of New York Cancels Pro-Palestinian Book Event

Palestine Legal and the Center for Constitutional Rights wrote to the City University of New York today informing the college that the City College of New York’s cancellation of a May 3 event organized by Students for Justice in Palestine violates the First Amendment.

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