Statements

Sign on: Defend Academic Freedom at San Francisco State

Please add your name to the statement below. To sign on, please use the Google Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeeArXzfd9MNbGqCIqNGnz3y_yFwYo34Gj1AZEdBiJsW_hizw/viewform Dear President Wong and CSU Board of Trustees: We undersigned want to express opposition to the ongoing defamation, intimidation, and assaults against the academic freedom of SFSU faculty members by the right-wing Zionist organization, The Lawfare Project. This is …

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Jewish Statement of support for Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, and students at SFSU under attack by anti-Arab, anti-Muslim group

The following statement has already received over 350 signatures from Jewish supporters of Professor Rabab Abdulhadi. To add your name visit here.  July 14, 2017 As members of Jewish communities across the United States and around the world, we stand in solidarity with Professor Rabab Ibrahim Abdulhadi, General Union of Palestinian Students and other students and advocates …

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Samidoun statement of solidarity with Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi against racist “lawfare” attacks

The original statement is available at the Samidoun website: Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network expresses our strongest solidarity with Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi as she confronts racist attacks, including a federal lawsuit launched by right-wing Zionist organizations. The “Lawfare Project” filed a lawsuit against Prof. Abdulhadi, director of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas (AMED) program at San Francisco State University …

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Feminist Statement in Support of Professor Rabab Abdulhadi

Feminists for Justice in and for Palestine August 2017As feminists who recognize the necessity of solidarity in antiracist and related anti-oppression struggles, we write with urgency in support of Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, who has recently come under attack for her ceaseless support for Palestinian, Arab and Muslim students and scholarship. Dr. Abdulhadi aptly frames the …

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Statement in Support of Professor Rabab Abdulhadi Against Censorship Campaigns

The original statement is available at the Jews of Color and Sephardi/Mizrahi Caucus website: The Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrahi Caucus working in partnership with Jewish Voice for Peace emphatically supports Professor Rabab Abdulhadi. Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi is a prolific scholar-activist and has been a leader in Ethnic Studies, founding the Arab and Muslim …

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National Lawyers Guild International Statement in Support of Palestinian Professor Rabab Abdulhadi

The original statement is available on the NLG International website: Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi of San Francisco State University (SFSU), along with several campus administrators, is named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by the Lawfare Project on June 19, 2017. The lawsuit makes the unsubstantiated claim that the SFSU College of Ethnic Studies, created …

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Black for Palestine Letter to President Wong and Cal State Board of Trustees: Protect the General Union of Palestine Students, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas program, and Professor Rabab Abdulhadi

The following open letter is available at the Black4Palestine website: 7/17/2017 Dear President Wong and CSU Board of Trustees: ​ We are writing on behalf of Black for Palestine, a national network of Black activists and organizers committed to supporting the Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom, justice, peace and self-determination. We integrate our work around Palestine …

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USACBI stands with Professor Rabab Abdulhadi against racist and Islamophobic attacks and intimidation

The original statement can be found at the USACBI website: The USACBI Organizing Collective stands in solidarity with USACBI Advisory Board member and San Francisco State University (SFSU) Professor Rabab Abdulhadi and with the members of the SFSU General Union of Palestinian Students (GUPS) as they undergo intimidation, defamation, and attacks by the right-wing Zionist organization, The …

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Letter from the Middle East Studies Association of North America

The original text of this letter is available on the MESA NA website:  Dr. Leslie E. Wong President, San Francisco State University president@sfsu.edu Dr. Timothy P. White Chancellor, California State University twhite@calstate.edu Dear President Wong and Chancellor White: We write on behalf of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) and its Committee …

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Open Letter by California Scholars for Academic Freedom

The original Open Letter is available at the CS4AF website: June 28, 2017 Dr. Leslie Wong, President San Francisco State University president@sfsu.edu CSU Board of Trustees lhernandez@calstate.edu Dear President Wong and CSU Board of Trustees: We write on behalf of California Scholars for Academic Freedom (cs4af)* to express opposition to the ongoing defamation, intimidation, and …

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