Palestine Legal comments on California’s ethnic studies model curriculum

Palestine Legal comments on California’s ethnic studies model curriculum

We wrote in response to an organized campaign against the curriculum because of its inclusion of the movement for Palestinian freedom alongside other contemporary struggles for civil rights and equality. 

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Pitzer College Betrays Progressive Values, Applies Palestine Exception to Free Speech

Pitzer College Betrays Progressive Values, Applies Palestine Exception to Free Speech

Palestine Legal urges Pitzer College to respect the demands of a student petition asking that the Board of Trustees rescind its interference with student support for Palestinian human rights.
 

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Israeli Official Distorts CA Law To Stop Sister City Proposal

Israeli Official Distorts CA Law To Stop Sister City Proposal

The Israeli deputy consul general erroneously told the City of Alameda, California that establishing a sister city relationship with a Palestinian village would run afoul of state law.

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Press Release: Gov. Brown Ignores Civil Rights Concerns, Signs AB 2844

Press Release: Gov. Brown Ignores Civil Rights Concerns, Signs AB 2844

On Saturday, September 24, California Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2844, ignoring constitutional concerns and a groundswell of opposition.

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Legal organizations call on California Gov. Brown to veto AB 2844

Legal organizations call on California Gov. Brown to veto AB 2844

Today, Palestine Legal, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the National Lawyers Guild sent a letter to California Governor Jerry Brown urging him to veto AB 2844, a bill intended to suppress and chill constitutionally-protected boycott campaigns for Palestinian rights. 

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