Posts Tagged “University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign”

University of Illinois Board formally votes to deny Salaita hiring

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University of Illinois Board formally votes to deny Salaita hiring

University of Illinois Board formally votes to deny Salaita hiring Is anti-Arab bias the driving factor in punishing Salaita for his opinions critical of Israel What role does Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn play in the free speech drama and academic freedom By Ray Hanania The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign…

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Salaita hires powerful civil rights legal team, demands reinstatement at UIUC

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Salaita hires powerful civil rights legal team, demands reinstatement at UIUC

Salaita hires powerful civil rights legal team, demands reinstatement UIUC By Ray Hanania Steven Salaita, who was fired before he could begin a new teaching position at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, said he is the victim of a nationwide campaign to silence critics of a foreign country, Israel, and demanded that the university’s reinstate his tenured appointment…

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Holocaust survivor criticizes Israel after descendants are killed

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Holocaust survivor criticizes Israel after descendants are killed

HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR’S DESCENDANTS massacred by Israel in Gaza: In a not so uncommon twist, a Holocaust survivor returned his Holocaust Award to the “State of Israel” this week after announcing that the family of one of his descendants, a nephew, were among the 2,000 civilians massacred by Israel’s war crimes assault against the Gaza Strip. Hank…

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Wise, University of Illinois guilty of violating Illinois Hate Crimes Laws in Salaita firing?

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Wise, University of Illinois guilty of violating Illinois Hate Crimes Laws in Salaita firing?

Wise, University of Illinois guilty of violating Illinois Hate Crimes Laws in Salaita firing? By Ray Hanania A “Hate Crime” occurs when a victim is intentionally singled out because of his or her identity. Isn’t that what happened this week to Dr. Steven Salaita, a Palestinian professor who was fired because he criticized the government…

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University of Illinois fires professor for expressing views critical of Israel’s war crimes in Gaza

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University of Illinois fires professor for expressing views critical of Israel’s war crimes in Gaza

University of Illinois fires professor for expressing views critical of Israel’s war crimes in Gaza McCarthyism on the rise in America against American Arabs and Muslims By Ray Hanania Dr. Steven G. Salaita, a well-known and highly regarded writer and author in the American Arab community, was fired from his teaching job at the University…

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