Fordham’s Students for Justice in Palestine Did More Than Win Club Status

August 14, 2019
The Nation

...After months of enormous public pressure failed to change the school’s decision, we were left with no choice but to file a lawsuit with the invaluable help of Palestine Legal and the Center for Constitutional Rights. “This experience has underscored how difficult it is to talk about Palestinian freedom in America without facing serious suppression,” Awad, SJP’s president, wrote in the New York Daily News. “I was devastated to discover that Fordham would prohibit SJP—and, even worse, do so not because of any bad behavior, but simply because of what it represents on paper.” ...

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