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    • Smith
    • 08.07.10 | 10:56 (IDT)

    Their complaint is that an academic boycott is the only way to preserve Israeli democracy. The petition has been signed by vocal critics of the boycott idea such the rector of Haifa and Yuli Tamir. If you paid attention their protesting an attempt to silence disagreeable opinions. Even during the height of the cold war Marxist professors weren't banned except during one particularly dark period of American history

    from the article: Israeli professors slam education minister over stance on academic boycott
    First published 00:54 08.07.10 | Last updated 00:54 08.07.10
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