148 Irish academics issue call for EU to cut links with Israel

“In a letter published today, Friday, 23rd January in the Irish Times, over 140 Irish academics from a wide variety of disciplines called for a moratorium on EU support of Israeli academic institutions until Israel abides by UN resolutions and ends the occupation of Palestinian territories. The letter was organised in response to the Israeli attack on Gaza and the Palestinian call for an academic and cultural boycott. The letter demands that the EU cease funding collaborative projects with Israeli institutions and ‘and an end to the EU’s practice of treating Israel as a European state for the purposes of awarding grants and contracts’ …” (more)

[Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, 23 January]

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