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    • DIL
    • 21.09.07 | 17:24 (IST)

    So ... freedom of speech for British academics who oppose Israel, but not for those who don't? Supporters of Israel have no right to "express their opinion"? The boycotters may not have mounted an attack on Israel, but they have clearly mounted an attack on Israelis -- by attempting to constrict professional opportunities available to Israeli scholars. And, of course, they have mounted an attack on the free exchange of ideas, by demanding that Israeli scholars be kept away and effectively kept silent. Score another win for intellectual integrity among the intelligentsia.

    from the article: British-born academic sent to U.K. to fight university boycott
    First published 00:00 21.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 21.09.07
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