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Anti-Israel blacklisters complain they are unfairly being blacklisted

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 6, 2016 at 8:35pm 8/6/2016 at 8:35pm
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A war has been declared on Israel on campus by faculty and students supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

The rallying cry is to blacklist those acting on behalf of Israeli academic institutions or participating in “normalization” events, such as musical and cultural events.

On the faculty academic front, we have seen...

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UT-Austin rejects discrimination claim by anti-Israel students who disrupted event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:10pm 3/9/2016 at 9:10pm

You may recall the disruption of an Israeli Studies event at UT-Austin on November 13, 2015, which we have covered extensively. (See list of posts at bottom.)

The event was led by well-known and highly-regarded UT-Austin Professor Ami Pedahzur, who is Israeli, and the guest speaker was an Israeli professor teaching at Stanford...

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Why hasn’t UNEDITED video of UT-Austin Israel Studies disruption been released?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 7:30pm 11/29/2015 at 7:30pm
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On November 13, 2015, the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee disrupted an Israel Studies Dept. event hosted by Prof. Ami Pedahzur, and featuring a visiting scholar from Stanford University. They refused to either participate or leave, and instead hurled insults and chants of “Long Live the Intifada.”

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Law students in huge show of support for UT-Austin Israel Studies Prof. attacked by BDS

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 7:30pm 11/25/2015 at 7:30pm

The disruption of an event hosted by UT-Austin Israel Studies Professor Ami Pedahzur by anti-Israel students from the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee continues to reverberate.

The disruption was followed up by a slick media campaign targeting Prof. Pedahzur, including a video edited to make the perpetrators (the anti-Israel protesters) look like the...

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Student who disrupted UT-Austin Israel Studies event starred in Palestinian free speech video

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 3:30pm 11/24/2015 at 3:30pm

Mohammed Nabulsi is the UT-Austin law student who led the disruption of an Israel Studies event hosted by Prof. Ami Pedahzur. Both Pedahzur and the invited speaker from Stanford University are Israeli. Nabulsi was part of a group of almost a dozen members of UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee who participated in...

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UT-Austin issues strong statement supporting professor targeted by anti-Israel protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 23, 2015 at 6:50pm 11/23/2015 at 6:50pm

On November 13, 2015, the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC) at UT-Austin disrupted an event hosted by Israel Studies Professor Ami Pedahzur at which a guest speaker (who also was Israeli) from Stanford University was to lead a discussion.

The PSC protesters, led by law student Mohammed Nabulsi and former Middle East Studies...

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Petition launched defending UT-Austin Israel Studies Prof. against smear campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 20, 2015 at 1:05pm 11/20/2015 at 1:05pm

The organized smear campaign against UT-Austin Israel Studies professor Ami Pedahzur continues unabated.

For those of you who are new to the story, the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee invaded an Israel Studies event hosted by Prof. Pedahzur (possibly in violation of the campus code), refused either to participate in the event or...

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UT-Austin anti-Israel student leader called for “support” of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, PFLP

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 10:20am 11/19/2015 at 10:20am
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The students who disrupted a UT-Austin Israel Studies event hosted by Professor Ami Pedahzur have gone on the offensive, filing a “civil rights” complaint with the University.

The disruption was carried out by the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), led by law student Mohammed Nabulsi, who also is a leader of the...

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Did UT-Austin students who disrupted Israel Studies event violate campus code?

http://www.kvue.com/story/news/local/2015/11/17/students-claim-discrimination-group-ut/75962604/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 1:00pm 11/18/2015 at 1:00pm
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The publicity surrounding the disruption of an Israel Studies event at the University of Texas at Austin by the UT-Austin Palestine Solidarity Committee continues to escalate, with local media in Texas taking up the story.

For full background, see my prior posts, Anti-Israel students target UT-Austin Israeli Studies prof after disrupting his speech and New...

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New Video supports UT-Austin Israeli Studies Prof. after confrontation by protesters

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 2:20pm 11/17/2015 at 2:20pm

Yesterday morning we posted about an incident at UT-Austin, in which protesters from the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), led by law student Mohammed Nabulsi, disrupted an event hosted by Professor Ami Pedahzur of UT’s Institute for Israeli Studies.  The invited guest speaker was Dr. Gil-Li Vardi from Stanford University.

For full details, see Anti-Israel students target...

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Anti-Israel students target UT-Austin Israeli Studies prof after disrupting his speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 16, 2015 at 10:02am 11/16/2015 at 10:02am

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