Clamp-down on foreign academics

Israel“Israeli authorities’ refusal to let some foreign academics enter the West Bank has had a huge impact on the development of Palestinian institutions, said a British academic recently denied entry to the West Bank and forced to cancel a lecture at Birzeit University. Foreign academics working in the West Bank have increasingly found their entry to the West Bank barred or have had ‘Palestinian Authority only’ stamped in their passports, thereby preventing them from entering Israel …” (more)

[Helena Flusfeder, University World News, 18 October]

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