Wider Definition of Judaism Is Likely to Aid Crackdown on Colleges


The New York Times quoted USCPR executive director Yousef Munayyer in their editorial about President Trump’s latest executive order, which targets free speech on U.S. college campuses, and is part of the Trump administration’s efforts to repress, intimidate, and silence advocates for freedom, justice, and equality for the Palestinian people.

On the ongoing campaign of repression against Palestinian activism on U.S. college campuses, with Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the Department of Education, Kenneth Marcus, at the realm:

“The Department of Education is effectively strong-arming universities into adopting policies that would chill criticism of the Israeli government’s consistent and well-documented violations of Palestinian rights by falsely conflating it with anti-Semitism.”