Yet another attack by Zionists on academic freedom

Medialens tells us that the Zionist lobby does it again! Are we surprised? Oh yes, when was it last all Western leaders praised freedom of expression by walking through Paris? Will even one of them now stand up and demand that this conference be held anyhow? What is it the West’s academic community boats about in comparison with other cultures – isn’t it freedom of our universities, the free search for knowledge and the right to express differing opinions on analytical issues – in contrast to politically controlled academic work? Why is it that practically every derogatory terms can freely be used about, say, Russians, Serbs, Muslims, Iranians etc. and their countries without anyone raising an eyebrow? Why do Zionists again and again promote a censorship that undermines the finest principles (ideally speaking) of Western culture in order to stop debates about Israel? And how much anti-Semitism do Zionists risk/want to produce by actions such as forcing this conference to be cancelled?

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Israel nægter Richard Falk visum: Atter en jødisk fundamentalistisk skruestik på den intellektuelle frihed

Israel nægter at give visum til TFF’s medarbejder Richard Falk, som af FNs Råd for Menneskerettigheder er blevet udpeget til at undersøge hvordan det står til med menneskerettighederne i Israel/Palæstina. Det kan man 9. april 2008 læse i den israelske avis Haaretz. Målt ud fra en hvilken som helst standard og udenfor enhver diskussion er Richard Falk – professor emeritus ved Princeton University, distingveret gæsteprofessor ved University of California og medlem af bestyrelsen af The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation i Santa Barbara – en af verdens ledende internationale jurister og fredsforskere.

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