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Israeli education minister defends bid to ban politics in universities

Reader comment on item: Five Years of Campus Watch

Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Jun 11, 2017 at 14:43


"The code, written by Asa Kasher, drew a slew of criticism from politicians and academics after the contents of the document were reported on last week.

Under the proposed code of ethics lecturers would be prohibited from airing their political opinions during teaching sessions and from participating in, or voicing support for, academic boycotts against Israeli institutions, a measure that has been pushed by pro-Palestinian campaigners around the world."


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