Pitzer Votes to Suspend Israel Study Abroad Program, Immediately Vetoed by President

Pitzer Votes to Suspend Israel Study Abroad Program, Immediately Vetoed by President

The Pitzer College Council voted 67-28 Thursday to affirm the suspension of the college’s study abroad program with the University of Haifa in Israel, citing Israel’s discriminatory restrictions on entry to Israel based on race and legitimate political speech. The vote was immediately nullified by Pitzer president Melvin Oliver, which is the first time in the College’s 56-year history the administration has vetoed a decision of College Council.

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Islamophobe Coerces L.A. Review of Books, Palestine Legal Responds

Islamophobe Coerces L.A. Review of Books, Palestine Legal Responds

On February 3, the Los Angeles Review of Books, a publication known for its intellectual rigor, published a letter by David Horowitz, a right-wing extremist, falsely accusing Students for Justice in Palestine of funding, supporting and being “orchestrated” by a State-Department designated foreign terrorist organization.

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Mass Email Calls on Columbia Professors to ‘Denounce’ Student Activist

Mass Email Calls on Columbia Professors to ‘Denounce’ Student Activist

The email links to a website baring Jacobs’ name and also accuses him of antisemitism for “spend[ing] all [his] time” with Jewish Voice for Peace.

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San Francisco State Students Appeal Retaliation Decision Against Know Your Rights Fair Organizers

San Francisco State Students Appeal Retaliation Decision Against Know Your Rights Fair Organizers

In response to the students’ appeal, the California State University Chancellor’s Office remanded the case back to San Francisco State University to give the campus “an opportunity to cure defects in the investigation.”

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Targeted by David Horowitz? Fight Back: 6 Actions to Demand of Your University

Targeted by David Horowitz? Fight Back: 6 Actions to Demand of Your University

In the past week, Islamophobic posters targeting advocates for Palestinian rights were plastered on several campuses. Here are six actions students have demanded their administrations take. 

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Kent State Fails to Defend Students Against False Terrorism Accusations

Kent State Fails to Defend Students Against False Terrorism Accusations

On Tuesday, Palestine Legal sent a letter to Kent State University President Beverley Warren expressing outrage over the University’s failure to defend students falsely accused of supporting terrorism.

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Rights Groups to UC Irvine, UC Berkeley and SFSU: Condemn David Horowitz Posters, Protect Students From Intimidation Campaign

Rights Groups to UC Irvine, UC Berkeley and SFSU: Condemn David Horowitz Posters, Protect Students From Intimidation Campaign

Palestine Legal joined American Muslims for Palestine, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, Arab Resource and Organizing Center, International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, and local chapters of the National Lawyers Guild, Council on American-Islamic Relations, and Jewish Voice for Peace to demand that the University of California Irvine (UCI), University of California Berkeley (UCB) and San Francisco State University (SFSU) protect campus members targeted by hateful posters.

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