New Mexico: Events Featuring Palestine Legal

New Mexico: Events Featuring Palestine Legal

Palestine Legal Director Dima Khalidi will be speaking at a few events this week in New Mexico

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Censorship, Free Speech and Palestine: Events with Palestine Legal

Censorship, Free Speech and Palestine: Events with Palestine Legal

Our fall lineup of events.

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Don't Miss: Events Featuring Palestine Legal

Don't Miss: Events Featuring Palestine Legal

We’ll be speaking at a couple of events this spring about the suppression of Palestine activism. Hope to see you soon!

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Setting the Facts Straight Re UCLA GSA President

Setting the Facts Straight Re UCLA GSA President

After conducting a lengthy investigation, including extensive review of documentation and over 14 witness interviews, the university concluded that the factual record is clear: Chatterjee mishandled the distribution of student activity fees and discriminated against pro-Palestinian viewpoints. 

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New Report Finds UCLA Funding Restrictions Violated University Policy

New Report Finds UCLA Funding Restrictions Violated University Policy

In November 2015, a student government official at UCLA restricted funding for a Diversity Town Hall event by requiring the event organizers to maintain “zero connection” to anyone with “Divest from Israel or any equivalent movement/organization” – or else they would lose their funding. The UCLA Discrimination Prevention Office confirmed in a report released this week that the funding condition violated campus policy and harmed the campus climate by chilling speech. 

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Boston University Hillel Ejects Students of Color

Boston University Hillel Ejects Students of Color

Palestine Legal, the Center for Constitutional Rights and the National Lawyers Guild, Massachusetts Chapter wrote Boston University (BU) today demanding that the university apologize to nine students who were removed from a BU Hillel event and issue a statement to the campus community affirming that all students are welcome at open campus events, including Palestinian-American students, Muslim students and students active with Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP).

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Harvard Law loses $250K after ‘Palestine Exception’ event

Harvard Law loses $250K after ‘Palestine Exception’ event

The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadely & McCloy reportedly pulled $250,000 from Harvard Law after a panel discussion called "The Palestine Exception to Free Speech: A Movement Under Attack.” The October 20 lunchtime lecture featured Palestine Legal staff attorney Radhika Sainath, Omar Shakir, a Bertha Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), and Northeastern undergraduate Kendall Bousquet and was sponsored by the law school’s Justice for Palestine student group.

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