A Firsthand Account of Israel’s Siege on a Palestinian University

Cynthia Franklin, Professor of English at the University of Hawai’i and a member of the Organizing Collective of USACBI, wrote for Truthout on May 2 about her experience with Israeli repression of Palestinian universities during a two-week residency at Al-Quds University in Abu Dis.

She writes: “Those of us fortunate enough not to have Israel’s violence be part of our everyday reality have a responsibility to help end it. As Palestinians put their lives on the line to participate in the March of Return — and indeed, simply to survive in their homeland — people of conscience can support them through participation in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.–”

Read the full article online: http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/44308-a-firsthand-account-of-israels-siege-on-a-palestinian-university#15249315034031

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