Criticising Israel brings ‘lifetime punishment’, says US academic

Ireland“An academic who became a test case for academic freedom in the US said he had no regrets for sending anti-Israel tweets. Dr Steven Salaita, a Palestinian-American, sued the University of Illinois when they withdrew an offer for a position as associate professor following a number of tweets that he sent following the Israeli invasion of Gaza in 2014 …” (more)

[Ronan McGreevy, Irish Times, 11 September]

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