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The Lawfare Project reports that the General Union of Palestine Students president, Mohammad Hammad, wrote "graphic and lurid Tumblr posts ... attorneys representing five student and two non-student plaintiffs filed a second amended complaint against San Francisco State University March 29 ... Jewish
An Israeli occupation military court renewed the detention of Omar Al-Kiswani, head of the Students' Council, who was kidnapped by undercover Israeli forces from Birzeit University in the occupied West Bank, Al-Resalah newspaper reported yesterday. Lawyer of the Palestinian Prisoners' Club ...
Speaking at the University of Cape Town on 14 March as part of the university's Palestine Solidarity Forum's 14th Israeli Apartheid Week, South Africa's ... less funding, fewer teachers, and Arab students and lecturers are underrepresented in Israel's universities and other institutes of higher education".
Nur and Mohammed are two of the thousands of Israelis Arabs who are getting their higher education in the West Bank. At a time when the number of students attending universities in Israel is dropping, in general (students are also flocking to private colleges instead), a report from the Palestinian ...

“Dalal Mughrabi is a role model, like other heroic female martyrs in Palestine,” Madeline Manna, coordinator of Fatah's “Sisters of Dalal” university committee,” said last month on the P.A. television program “Palestine This Morning.” She continued: “In the Palestinian universities, especially in the Fatah ...
The lawsuit filed in federal court here says the university won't allow Hatem Bazian to speak on campus about the "boycott, divest, sanction'' movement aimed at pressuring Israel to change its policies, particularly in regard to Jewish settlements on the West Bank. That's because Bazian won't sign an ...
An Antifa mob stormed a lecture hall at the King's College in London Monday night, forcing an Ayn Rand Institute event to be evacuated. .... Brook's talk was organized by the KCL Socialist Students, Intersectional Feminist Society, Kashmir Solidarity Movement, KCL LGBT+, KCL Action Palestine Society, ...
City officials on Monday named Gayle Cooper the new executive director of the Palestine Economic Development Corporation. The former director ... Cooper, who holds a masters degree in global technology from Arizona State University, cited Palestine's beauty and potential for growth. “I was attracted to ...
Bryce Blair has been promoted to manager of the Hayden branch of Mountain West Bank. ... He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in management at Post University in Waterbury, Connecticut and a master's degree in organizational leadership through Colorado State ...
The lawsuit filed in federal court here says the university won't allow Hatem Bazian to speak on campus about the "boycott, divest, sanction'' movement aimed at pressuring Israel to change its policies, particularly in regard to Jewish settlements on the West Bank. That's because Bazian won't sign an ...
The Humanist Society of Santa Barbara February talk covered the conflict between Israel and Palestine. ... Their work was then passed to two prominent historians: Moshe Ma'oz (Professor Emeritus in Middle East History and Islam at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem) and Palestinian historian and author ...
The Knesset passed legislation on February 12 that applies Israeli law to settler academic institutions in the occupied West Bank, such as the Ariel University found in an Israeli settlement of the same name near the Palestinian town of Salfit. Simultaneously, the justice ministry is advancing a law that would ...
The University of Cambridge has apologised to a Palestinian academic, who it prevented from chairing a talk on the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement in November last year. Ruba Salih from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS) in London was stopped from moderating the event ...
While many students are aware that conflict exists between Israel and Palestine, far fewer understand the complex origins of that political tension. Thursday, Boston University community members gathered to hear Boston College professor Eve Spangler lecture about Palestine and recount her ...
According to Palestinian statistics, by 2020 there will be 7.12 million Arabs and 6.96 million Jews living in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. .... Asad Ghanem of the political science department at the University of Haifa, said: "The Jews were a minority [in Palestine] in 1948, but following proper organizing ... Palestinians

According to statistics of the Ministry of Education, from the 2016-17 academic year, the number of higher education institutions in Gaza recognized and licensed by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education amounts to 15: five traditional universities, four university colleges and six community colleges.
RAMALLAH, March 31, 2018 (WAFA) - Palestinians observed a general strike in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem on Saturday heeding a call ... Shops shuttered their doors, universities and schools suspended their classes and most businesses observed the general strike in protest against ...
Last week, students at the University of Virginia protested during a campus event featuring a group of Israeli soldiers. The soldiers were part of Reservists on Duty, an organization that aims to counter the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights on US college campuses.
Temperatures are not expected to reach above freezing through Tuesday night. Here's a developing list of closures and delayed starts for school districts and other entitles for Wednesday, Jan. 17. This list will be updated. (In alphabetical order) ...
The bill, which would apply Israeli law to institutions of higher learning in the West Bank, has already passed its preliminary vote in the Knesset. ... But the thundering silence of the heads of the universities, the CHE and its budget and planning subcommittee against the serious threat to academia is ...
Islamic Jihad was the first Islamic resistance group to be founded in Gaza and the Occupied West Bank. The group's aim was - and still is - to fight the existence of Israel and to form an Islamic, Palestinian state within the pre-1948 borders of Palestine. The group's activities made Shaqaqi the subject of ...
Palestinian cell phone providers Wataniya and Jawwal are expected to launch 3G broadband services in the West Bank by the end of this month, Palestinian ... who commutes between east Jerusalem and her West Bank university, passing through the crowded Israeli-run Qalandiya crossing almost daily.
Palestinians in the West Bank are finally getting high-speed mobile data services, after a yearslong Israeli ban that cost their fragile economy .... said Amouri, who commutes between east Jerusalem and her West Bank university, passing through the crowded Israeli-run Qalandiya crossing almost daily.
Now, some 220 Israeli academics have backed a campaign “calling on Israel's Council for Higher Education to oppose the bill that would place Ariel University under its auspices”. The Haaretz article, written by Amiram Goldblum, professor emeritus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, argues that, ...
We call upon the international academic community – especially universities – to stand in solidarity with both their own students and academics, as well as Palestinian institutions, in common condemnation of these unjust practices and violations. We also call upon you to intensify your efforts in boycotting ...
“College campuses are where people are supposed to be exposed to new ideas,” said Rashid Khalidi, a Palestinian-American professor and co-director of the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia University. “There is absolutely no reason why the policies of a country that is engaged in the longest ...
The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) condemned the US decision to freeze more than half of its first installment of the year to the United Nations ... consequences for vulnerable Palestinian refugees across the Middle East, including hundreds of thousands of refugee children in the West Bank and ...
Three months after Palestine City Council members unanimously approved Alex Nemer II to be Palestine's new municipal court judge, he resigned. On Tuesday Nemer ... Nemer graduated from the University of Texas School of Law, Stephen F. Austin University, and Palestine High School. Nemer had ...
For the 2016 year, Palestine (the West Bank and Gaza) ranked 123 out of 176. Israel, on the other hand, is up at the top at number 23. East Timor ranked 122, even though Palestine's GDP is at least double its size, and the average Palestinian has completed twice the number of years of schooling than the ...
In related news, dozens of soldiers invaded Birzeit University, north of Ramallah in central West Bank, and destroyed the door of the Students' Senate, before ... Earlier this week, the soldiers invaded the campus of Palestine Technical College, in al-'Arroub, north of Hebron, and abducted a student from a ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, Tuesday, one student and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army fired many gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets at students, protesting in the Palestine Technical University – Kadoorie, al-'Arroub branch, north of the southern West Bank city ...
As board chairman of the First Christian Church of Palestine, Bentley taught the Judge EV Smith Men's Bible Study, and helped manage numerous local ... from Trinity Valley Community College; the Outstanding Local Leader Award from John Shepperd Public Leadership Institute; the University of Texas, ...
West Jerusalem was seized by Israel during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, when more than 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from historic Palestine, referred to ... Ghada Karmi, a British-Palestinian author and research fellow at Exeter University's Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, said the move has given ...
Nearly half a century ago, Bentley began his law-school education – an education that would lead to more than four decades of public service in Palestine, and in Anderson and Cherokee Counties. Bentley received a bachelor's of business administration degree in 1974 from the University of Texas in ...
A bill that would impose Israeli law on Israeli institutions of higher education in West Bank settlements received the backing of the government on Sunday. ... to the accreditation of Ariel University (formerly the Ariel University of Samaria, the school was established in 1982 as the College of Judea & Samaria ...
'P is for Palestine': Children's book introduces pride, stirs outrage ... Bashi, an adjunct part-time professor at Pace University and a Columbia University PhD student of Middle Eastern studies, told The AANews she ventured into writing for children because she couldn't find any literature that Palestinian ...
“They are not accepted not because they are Bedouins,” stated a Ben-Gurion University professor. “But because their achievements are very low. The level of education in the high schools is very problematic.” These universities are known as political strongholds and radical greenhouses for nationalism ...
Abdelsattar Qassem, a professor of political science at the an-Najah University in Nablus, told Al Jazeera that the Palestinian leadership will not bring about any seismic changes to the peace process. "Nothing will happen," he said. "[Palestinian Authority President] Mahmoud Abbas is not a man who takes ...
The chants of Palestinians in the Strip were answered in the West Bank, and echoed just as loudly in Palestinian towns, even those located in Israel. The contagious energy was emblematic of children and young adults wanting to reclaim the identities of their ancestors, which had been horribly disfigured ...
Strikes and protests planned across Palestine over Jerusalem decision. Dome of ... education ministry declared a day off and urged teachers as well as high school and university students to take part in the planned rallies in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, the Gaza Strip and Palestinian areas in Jerusalem.
Hamas is accusing the Palestinian security services in the West Bank of continued political arrests against its members despite the reconciliation ... “After the signature of the Cairo agreement in 2011, I was dismissed from my job by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education for political reasons.
I remember being present a few years ago at an introductory meeting for first-year university students. The rep from the students' union had his five minutes to explain what they do. “We run political campaigns,” he said. “Currently we're running three: one against fascism, one against fees and one against ...
Israeli occupation authorities are planning to set up new large settlement on the western borders of the occupied West Bank, Israeli media reported on ... Quds Press said that the Israeli website referred to the settlement of Ariel, in the south of Nablus, as the last settlement city, which includes a university, ...
Similar to Amado's novel and Nacib's character, speaking about Palestine and Chile brings forward a history of old immigration from Palestine –which began during the Ottoman Empire's rule– to ... Notice the Palestinian flags, and the sign in the back reading “towards decolonizing bodies and the university.
Sometime after that, Filmlab: Palestine was established to further document the collective Palestinian memory as well as individual voices within the occupied West Bank, Gaza and abroad. And though many Palestinians pursue filmmaking to tell our story, we believe we needed something sustainable.” ...
Palestine needs a well-run youth center, a safe and nurturing place to go, ... While participating in tournaments, TYA teams tour local colleges to get young people thinking about their futures. ... Jordan and Eli plan to graduate from college. ... and football player at Henderson State University in Arkansas.
Why the US Wants to Shut Down Palestine's PLO Office .... of July 2004, which stated that Israel's barrier in the West Bank was illegal and should be dismantled. ... Baroud has a Ph.D. in Palestine Studies from the University of ...
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian artist Yasmeen Mjalli will talk Nov. 29 with students at Al-Quds University in the West Bank city of Abu Dis about ... portray the issues of harassment and abuse women in Palestine face.


 

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