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Protester charges at Palestinian anti-BDS human rights activist Bassem Eid

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 7:00pm 11/4/2017 at 7:00pm
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Bassem Eid is a Palestinian human rights activist, who argues that the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement is a sham that harms Palestinians.

Eid is a frequent speaker in the United States, including on college campuses. Eid presents a Palestinian point of view not often heard on campuses, where radical faculty...

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More BDS hypocrisy: Lack of Academic Freedom in Palestinian Universities ignored

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 8:30pm 10/8/2016 at 8:30pm

WAJ Intro: The post below is by Prof. Cary Nelson, a leading scholar and expert on issues of academic freedom and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement. He was co-Editor of The Case Against Academic Boycotts of Israel (2014)(from the cover of which the Featured Image was taken) and was...

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Dozens of groups support plea for help from Vassar Jewish students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 1:00pm 5/12/2016 at 1:00pm

Late last month, Vassar College students narrowly rejected a proposed Israel-boycott.

Legal Insurrection led the way in exposing anti-Israel and anti-Semitic activity at Vassar over the past two years. Key parts of the problem were vocal faculty who were hostile to Israel and favorable towards the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement....

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U. Chicago student gov’t refuses to condemn disruption of controversial speakers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 8:30am 5/11/2016 at 8:30am

The University of Chicago has the distinction of being recognized by FIRE as a model for free speech in higher education. At the same time, the school is home...

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Anti-BDS Palestinian Human Rights Activist shouted down at U. Chicago

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 10:30am 2/21/2016 at 10:30am
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Bassem Eid is a well-known Palestinian Human Rights activist who has been critical of human rights abuses and corruption in the Palestinian Authority and Hamas-run Gaza.

Eid is an advocate of peaceful co-existence, and has made enemies in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement because Eid believes BDS is harmful to...

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