4 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Harvard & Georgetown are lowering themselves

Reader comment on item: My Gloom: Back to September 10

Submitted by Harry (United States), Dec 21, 2005 at 19:17

>Harvard and Georgetown universities each accepted $20 million for Islamic studies from a >Saudi prince who overtly promotes his government's Wahhabi outlook, Alwaleed bin Talal.

How can such reputed universities take money from Saudi sources, which restrict freedom of religion to every non-christian in Saudi arabia. They should reject money from any source which does not follow basic freedom of expression.

Christians/Jews/Hindus or any other religion cannot build or take any religious material into Saudi Arabia.
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Harvard & Georgetown are lowering themselves by Harry

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)