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Sign Petition: Defend Ethnic Studies for Our Students! Save Our Curriculum at the CA Dept of Ed Now!

Prof. Rabab Abdulhadi and the Campaign support this petition to defend ethnic studies in California. We urge supporters to sign on at the link: https://www.change.org/p/defend-ethnic-studies-for-our-students-save-our-curriculum-at-the-ca-dept-of-ed-now?use_react=false Students of color deserve to see themselves in school curriculum. The fact that they don’t is a problem. For 50+ years there has been a movement for racial justice and equity in …

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Federal judge rules to move forward with Abdulhadi’s lawsuit against SFSU amidst death threats and continued university harassment. Over 500 organizations and individuals around the world call on SFSU and CSU in support of Abdulhadi

Statement August 22, 2019 The International Campaign to Defend Professor Rabab Abdulhadi defend.rabab.abdulhadi@gmail.com FB@DefendProfAbdulhadi   Federal judge rules to move forward with Abdulhadi’s lawsuit against SFSU amidst death threats and continued university harassment. Over 500 organizations and individuals around the world call on SFSU and CSU in support of Abdulhadi   Over 500 organizations and …

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The International Campaign to Defend Professor Rabab Abdulhadi condemns Lies, Fabrications and Smears by Fox and Friends and the Lawfare Project

For Immediate Release                                                     August 6, 2019 Contact: Behnam Gharagozil: [ben.gharagozli@gmail.com] Mark Kleiman: [markkleiman@gmail.com] Saliem Shehadeh: [saliem.shehadeh@gmail.com] Ahlam Muhtaseb: [ahlam.muhtaseb@gmail.com] Rosalind Petchesky: [rpetches@gmail.com] The International Campaign to Defend Professor Rabab Abdulhadi condemns the lies, fabrications, and smears by Fox and Friends and Brooke Goldstein, the Executive Director of Lawfare Project. The five-minute interview is a display of unethical journalism, …

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Feb. 27, NYC: Defeating Lawfare – Palestine, Academic Freedom and Activism

Wednesday, February 27 6:00 pm CUNY Graduate Center 365 5th Avenue, Room 5414 (5th Floor) at 5th Ave and 34th St New York City Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2307168412628778/ In 2017-2018, Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, her legal team and a very broad-based movement of Palestine solidarity activists and allies fought a harrowing battle to stop efforts by the Lawfare …

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Sign On – A Call for Accountability and Transparency: SFSU’s List of “Religious Holidays” Insults Muslims, Palestinians and Jews

Please visit the online petition link to sign on to this important statement against racism and Islamophobia at San Francisco State University. Concerned SFSU community members, including Prof. Abdulhadi, will present this petition at the Academic Senate on Tuesday, Feb. 19. Sign on here: https://actionnetwork.org/petitions/a-call-for-accountability-and-transparency-sfsu-religiousholidays-lists-insults-muslims-palestinians-jews The undersigned students, staff, faculty, administrators, alumni and concerned community members …

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December 12 Legal Update

As of December 12th, we’ve raised 50 percent of our current goal of $100,000 for legal costs to defeat Lawfare’s frivolous lawsuits and build the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies program (AMED) at San Francisco State University. We promised you that we would defeat Lawfare. We did it. We promised you that we would …

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Abdulhadi Moves to Dismiss Lawfare Lawsuit

Reposted from Palestine Legal Media Contact: Zoha Khalili, Palestine Legal, 510-246-7321, zkhalili@palestinelegal.org San Francisco, CA – Lawyers for San Francisco State University (SFSU) and SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi will appear in federal court in San Francisco on Wednesday, August 8, to respond to an attempt by a right-wing Israel advocacy group to stop professors from …

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Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Statement on Solidarity with Palestine

To add your name, please sign on to the statement at this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeLpPJWsvgY3HknsMfhJ490BbvmEiawRkHoQEGqdRqyYcOD8g/viewform?c=0&w=1 Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander Statement on Solidarity with Palestine As peoples in the Americas whose ancestors come from countries in Asia, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands, and as members of indigenous communities in these regions, we issue this statement of …

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California Faculty Association: Resolution in Support of the Academic Freedom of Prof. Abdulhadi

This resolution is reprinted from the website of the California Faculty Association: https://www.calfac.org/item/resolution-defense-academic-freedom-professor-abdulhadi-0 1. Whereas, Prof. Abdulhadi has been listed as a defendant, along with several campus administrators including President Wong in a lawsuit initiated by the Lawfare Project on June 19th 2017 accusing SFSU of anti-Semitism; and   1A. Whereas, all expressions of Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, racism, LGBTQ discrimination, etc. …

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Federal Judge Will Dismiss “Lawfare” Suit Against SFSU and Professor Abdulhadi

Contact: Liz Jackson, Palestine Legal, 510-206-6800, ljackson@palestinelegal.org David Spero, Jewish for Peace, 415-987-1401, david.media.jvp@gmail.com San Francisco, Nov. 8, 2017 – A federal judge said he will dismiss a frivolous lawsuit demanding the censorship of scholarship and activism on Palestine at San Francisco State University (SFSU). Professor Rabab Abdulhadi and SFSU argued that the suit was an attempt to compel the university to …

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