UC Berkley anti-Semitism Complaint Dismissed

Year-long investigation comes to a close after concluding that events that took place on campus – such as mock military checkpoints during Israeli Apartheid Week – were acceptable.

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The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed a complaint against the University of California, Berkeley that had accused the university of allowing a hostile environment for Jewish students to exist on campus.

In a letter dated August 19 and released August 27 by UC Berkeley, the education department’s Office for Civil Rights indicates that it is closing its year-long investigation after concluding that events that took place on campus — such as mock military checkpoint demonstrations held during Israeli Apartheid Week by Students for Justice in Palestine — constitute “expression on matters of public concern directed to the University community.”

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View from Memorial Glade of Sather Tower (The Campanile), the center of UC BerkeleyCredit: Brainchildv / Wikipedia

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