Campus Life: No Platforming


According to The Independent (UK):

“The President of the National Union for Students (NUS) has defended the the union’s No Platform policy, claiming places of education should be “safe spaces in which to debate and discuss ideas”.

Malia Bouattia, who was elected NUS President in April, said ‘no platforming’ – a policy that asserts no proscribed person or organisation should be given a platform to speak – helped ensure “engagement, inclusion and accessibility for all”, and denied that it prevented problematic viewpoints from being challenged.

Speaking in an interview aired on the BBC’s Today programme, Ms Bouattia said: “Safe spaces are an application of democratic processes and we want to ensure that spaces of education – student unions and so on – are safe spaces in which to debate and in which to discuss ideas.”




The BDS rewriting of history has infected the United Nations.
George Orwell’s famous quote from his prophetic work 1984 pointing out that “those who control the present control the past, and that those who control the past control the future” has never been so frighteningly obvious and blatant a threat as now.
According to HaArets:
UNESCO Poised to Pass Resolution Casting Doubt on Jewish Ties to Temple Mount
“Israel attempts to convince as many states as possible to oppose the resolution, but only few are swayed; Foreign Ministry issues brochure proving historic affiliation between the Jews and Jerusalem.

The 58 members of UNESCO are expected to vote Thursday on an anti-Israeli resolution that disregards Judaism’s historic connection to the Temple Mount and casts doubt on the link between Judaism and the Western Wall. The resolution is expected to pass by a large majority. Israel has made efforts to block the resolution or at least soften it, but succeeded only in swaying the positions of a few member states.
The resolution proposal, which condemns Israel on several issues regarding Jerusalem and its holy sites, was advanced by the Palestinians alongside Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar and Sudan. The draft resolution, a copy of which was obtained by Haaretz, asserts that Jerusalem is holy to the three monotheistic religions: Judaism, Islam and Christianity. However, it includes a special section dealing with the Temple Mount, which says the site is sacred only to Muslims and fails to mention that it is sacred to the Jews as well. In fact, it mentions neither the Hebrew term for the site – Har HaBayit – nor its English equivalent, the Temple Mount. The site is referred to only by its Muslim names – Al-Aqsa Mosque and Haram al-Sharif.”-more

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999999According to ABC:

Russia Warns US Not to Intervene in Syria, Threatens to Shoot Down Any Airstrike Attempts

Russia has warned the United States not to intervene militarily in Syria against forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, threatening that it may shoot down any aircraft attempting to launch strikes.

In a bluntly worded statement, a spokesman for Russia’s defense ministry warned that Russia and the Syrian government had deployed sufficient air defenses to block any potential attacks.

It follows rumbling in Washington that the White House may be considering launching limited strikes against some Syrian regime military targets as an alternative option for moving forward in the Syrian conflict after the collapse of U.S.-Russian cease-fire negotiations.


The Battle at Berkeley

999999According to the Algemeiner : Antisemitic posters have been appearing around the University of California, Berkeley campus ever since a course exploring how Israel might be destroyed was first suspended and then reinstated early last week.

One of the offending posters referred to the coalition of 43 Jewish, civil rights and educational organizations that had written a letter expressing concern about the course and disappointment in UC Berkeley’s vetting process, calling the groups “advocates for a foreign state” who “seek to control our freedom of speech and academic expression.”

UC Berkeley said it rescinded the suspension of the course last week after its syllabus was purportedly changed. However, a close examination of the new syllabus revealed only minor changes, and found that the same anti-Zionist literature will be studied as previously listed.

According to a 2016 report by campus watchdog group the AMCHA Initiative, opposition to Israel’s right to exist saw a dramatic rise across college campuses in the first half of 2016, with “an almost three-fold increase” compared to the same time period in 2015.