Campus Monitor - University of Colorado Boulder

Antisemitism Tracker

Total Antisemitic Activity:

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Classification Date-Description
TARGETING JEWISH STUDENTS AND STAFF: DENIGRATION;
DELEGITIMIZATION;
BOYCOTT ACTIVITY (CALLS FOR BDS)
10/5/2015 – In an interview with Ali Abunimah in the CU student newspaper before his on campus, Abunimah denigrated the Jewish student Birthright organization at CU, calling it a “discriminatory, ethno-chauvinist program,” he called Israel an “apartheid state,” and he promoted BDS.
ANTISEMITIC EXPRESSION: CONDONING TERRORISM;
BDS ACTIVITY (BDS EVENT)
10/7/15 – Ali Abunimeh spoke about his book “The Battle for Justice in Palestine,” and promoted BDS. In addition, during the Q & A, Abunimah confronted a student who had asked a question about the 11,000 Hamas rockets fired into Israel, and stated that they were completely justified by Israeli violence against the Palestinians. His talk was sponsored by the Departments of English, Ethnic Studies, Geography, History, and Political Science, and by the Center for Asian Studies.

 

In the News ?

October 5, 2015: Cuindependent –  ALI ABUNIMAH TALKS TO THE CUI
(Description note, “Ali Abunimah, a world-renowned Palestinian-American journalist with expertise in the Israel-Palestine conflict, will speak to students at the University of Colorado on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in Eaton Humanities…. “I would argue that there already is a one-state solution in effect, but it is an apartheid state and therefore the challenge for us now is to move toward equality, decolonization and democracy. “”)

January 3, 2014: UNIVERSITY STATEMENT – Chancellor’s statement on academic boycott of Israel

 

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BDS Tracker

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BDS Instigators: Student & Faculty


STUDENT BDS

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FACULTY BDS

Number of Faculty Endorsing the Academic Boycott of Israel: 7

  1. Cheryl Higashida
  2. Carla Jones
  3. Karim Matar
  4. Carole McGranahan
  5. Janice Peck
  6. Kaifa Roland
  7. John Willis

 


AMCHA Activism

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