Inquiry: government interfered at York on Israel-Palestine conference

No Debate

By the Canadian Association of University Teachers, 3 November 2011

Today at York University, Dr. Jon Thompson called on academics to form coalitions to counter anti-democratic trends threatening free speech and academic freedom on Canadian campuses. (...) “The conference was not an anti-Semitic event, contrary to accusations from external groups,” says Thompson. “The findings in this investigation reveal an urgent need for an international conversation about academic freedom in the current political climate.” (...)

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