Censorship

Protest for Irvine 11 on 10/11

Urgent Action Item Request by Stand With The Eleven On February 8, 2010 Michael Oren, Israeli ambassador to the United States spoke at University of California-Irvine. Eleven students interrupted his speech to speak against the injustices committed by the speaker and his government. The students who left peacefully upon request were arrested and threatened with … Continue reading Protest for Irvine 11 on 10/11

Stand for Justice ~ Stand with the Irvine 11

“Ordinarily, a person leaving a courtroom with a conviction behind him would wear a somber face. But I left with a smile. I knew that I was a convicted criminal, but I was proud of my crime. It was the crime of joining my people in a nonviolent protest against injustice.“ -Martin Luther King, Jr. … Continue reading Stand for Justice ~ Stand with the Irvine 11

University of California Anthropologist Petitions for Children's Freedom of Expression

The Museum of Children's Art in Oakland, California was scheduled to display artwork by Palestinian youth from September 24th to November 13th. The exhibit has been canceled. The artwork depicts children's experiences with war, similar to displays of former exhibits by children of war. According to Hilmon Sorey, the museum board’s chairman, “the museum couldn’t … Continue reading University of California Anthropologist Petitions for Children's Freedom of Expression

History, as written by Huffington Post

Original Article by Hagit Borer, Professor of Linguistics at the University of Southern California Le Dignité-Al Karama Seized by Israeli Navy. One doesn't get to choose one's enemies, alas. But with friends like Huffington Post one does wonder. Here is a bit of a deconstruction of Amy Teibel's story, in the Huffington Post on the … Continue reading History, as written by Huffington Post