• An Open Letter from California Scholars on HR-35

    An Open Letter From California Scholars for Academic Freedom  To California Assemblymembers Linda Halderman, Bonnie Lowenthal, and 66 Co-authors of California House Resolution 35:   Coauthors: Assembly Members Achadjian, Beall, Block, Blumenfield, Butler, Cook, Fong, Furutani, Galgiani, Gatto, Gordon, Hagman, Mansoor, Miller, Monning, Portantino, and Williams, Alejo, Allen, Atkins, Bill Berryhill, Bonilla, Brownley, Buchanan, Charles […]

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  • An Open Letter from the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI)

    On April 24, 2012, the New York Times transcended its usual subservience to Israel’s apartheid policies by publishing an ad from the “David Horowitz Freedom Center,” whose Orwellian logic and tone could serve the aims of a lynch mob.  The half-page ad charged supporters of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement focused on Israel of inciting hatred which leads […]

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  • In Defense of UCLA Professor David Shorter and All Scholars Who Support the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

    An Open Letter from the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) May 1, 2012 In March 2012, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin and Leila Beckwith, the co-founders of an anti-Palestinian organization known as the “Amcha Initiative,” emailed a letter to California politicians and administrators of the University of California that accused UCLA Professor […]

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  • Why is Palestine solidarity being criminalized on California campuses? by Kristin Szremski

    The following article, by Kristin Szremski, was published by the Electronic Intifada on April 3, 2012: Why is Palestine solidarity being criminalized on California campuses? Kristin Szremski The Electronic Intifada Chicago 3 April 2012 Cooperation between academic authorities at the University of California at Davis and influential Zionist organizations could have an adverse impact on Palestine solidarity […]

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  • California Scholars for Academic Freedom Protest UC President’s Apparent Bias Regarding the Right of Free Speech and Dissent on UC Campuses

    March 10, 2012: CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM (CS4AF), a group of 150 scholars at twenty California institutions of higher learning, are concerned about the latest statements and actions of UC President Mark Yudof.  The group believes that under the guise of promoting “civility and tolerance,” Yudof has in fact delivered a blow to the right to […]

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  • Sign Petition: Support Dr. Terri Ginsberg’s academic freedom case!

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel is a co-sponsor of the following important petition in support of Terri Ginsberg, a professor involved in in important battle for academic freedom, challenging North Carolina State University. Click here to sign the petition. (http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/open-letter-to-nc-supreme-court-ginsberg-vs-ncsu.html) The following Open Letterwill be sent with signatures to the […]

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  • Sign petition in support of Dr. David Klein and academic freedom here!

    Dr. David Klein, professor of mathematics at California State University – Northridge, has been attacked for hosting a website supporting the movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) (http://www.csun.edu/~vcmth00m/boycott.html), and for launching a campaign to not resume CSU’s study abroad program in Israel, on the basis of Israel’s violation of Palestinian rights and the threat […]

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  • USACBI: Resisting attacks on supporters of boycott – defend Dr. David Klein

    The US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (USACBI) is appalled by the attacks taking place against our colleague, and member of our Organizing Committee, Dr. David Klein of California State University – Northridge. Dr. Klein hosts an informative website (http://www.csun.edu/~vcmth00m/boycott.html) that provides extensive resources concerning the global movement for boycott, divestment […]

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  • SJP @ NYU Official Statement: Response to Rep. Gary Ackerman’s (D-NY) Attack on New York University Professors

    House Representative Gary Ackerman (D-NY), ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia, recently issued a statement attacking the actions of over one hundred New York University (NYU) professors. The professors have signed an Open Letter to TIAA-CREF, drafted by Students for Justice in Palestine at NYU (SJP @ NYU), calling for […]

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  • California Scholars for Academic Freedom Statement on the UCI 11

    9 August 2010 The University of California at Irvine has been in the news this year because of an act of civil disobedience staged at the Michael Oren speech in February. 11 students, some of whom were members of the UCI Muslim Student Union, punctually disrupted the speech with brief slogans before being willingly escorted […]

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