Radhika Sainath's Op-Ed in Jacobin

Radhika Sainath's Op-Ed in Jacobin

The most successful recent attacks on free speech have come from Zionist organizations seeking to suppress any criticism of Israel.

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UC Berkeley Reinstates Course on Palestine

UC Berkeley Reinstates Course on Palestine

University of California Berkeley (Cal) reinstated a student-led course on Palestine this morning following an outcry over its arbitrary suspension last week. The suspension, taken in apparent response to pressure from Israel advocacy groups, was widely condemned -- by students, professors, and observers -- as a violation of academic freedom, shocking, and unjustifiable.

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Press Release: UC Berkeley Suspends 'Palestine' Course

Press Release: UC Berkeley Suspends 'Palestine' Course

Palestine Legal wrote the University of California Berkeley today to challenge the school’s suspension of a student-led course, Ethnic Studies 198: Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis, after dozens of Israel advocacy groups and Israeli government officials complained. The course’s student-facilitator, Paul Hadweh, a senior Peace and Conflict Studies major, learned from media reports that his class was cancelled a week after the course started.

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UC Berkeley Censors Course on Palestine and Settler Colonialism

UC Berkeley Censors Course on Palestine and Settler Colonialism

UC Berkeley’s move to suspend a student-led course entitled “Palestine: A Settler Colonial Analysis” is a flagrant violation of academic freedom. The suspension raises serious concern that the university places the interests of outside political groups above its duty to provide equal educational opportunity to all students.

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