Letter demanding Israel lift the restrictions preventing international academics from staying and working in the West Bank, refrain from imposing arbitrary restrictions on the duration of stay or extension of stay for international academics, and order the publication of a clear and lawful procedure for issuing entry visas and work permits for international academics in the West Bank, to enable the university to manage and maintain its academic freedom.
Letter to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, Supreme Court Justices and Registrars, Ministers Shaked and Deri expressing grave concerns regarding the Jerusalem District Court’s decision to uphold the deportation of Mr. Omar Shakir on the basis of his human rights advocacy. CAF calls on the Israeli Supreme Court to reverse the district court’s decision. CAF also calls on the Interior Ministry to cease deporting or barring people from entry on the basis of their political views.
Letter to Israeli authorities condemning the continued harassment and arbitrary arrests of Palestinian university students by Israeli occupying forces. These arrests and campus incursions violate the right to education and academic freedom, and we call upon Israel to cease these attacks on Palestinian universities.
Public Smear Campaign against Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian and Hebrew University’s Failure to Protect Her
Letter denouncing the aggressive public smear campaign against Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian related to her research and expressing concern regarding the Hebrew University’s failure to protect her.
Letter condemning the arbitrary arrests and detention of Palestinian students and professors as well as the assaults on Palestinian universities. These measures are a clear violation of Palestinian academic freedom.
Letter expressing concern over the most recent version of the Israel Anti-Boycott Act (S. 720) which continues to criminalize participation in what it terms “politically motivated” boycotts directed at Israel.
Letter to Israeli authorities condemning the sentencing of Ms. Ola Marshoud to seven months in prison for organizing students in opposition to the Israeli Occupation Forces at an-Najah National University in Nablus, where she was a registered student.
Letter to Israeli authorities condemning the arbitrary conditions imposed on foreign national academics working (or seeking to work) in Palestinian universities, and the increasing denial of visas (new and renewed) to them.
Letter regarding the Israeli government's facilitating and directing abusive actions, including cyberbullying, against students at universities in the United States who have been active in campaigns for divestment from companies that profit from Israel’s occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
Letter to Israeli state authorities criticizing the interrogation, deportation, and blacklisting of Columbia University Professor Katherine Franke and Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vince Warren.
Letter to Israeli state authorities expressing alarm about Israel’s mistreatment and administrative detention of Omar al-Kiswani, president of the Birzeit University student council. CAF deplores Israel’s practice of administrative detention as well as the conditions under which al-Kiswani is being held. They violate international humanitarian law, al-Kiswani's right to education, and they disrupt the university’s learning environment.
Letter to Israeli authorities decrying their recent violent incursion onto Birzeit University and the arrest of Omar al-Kiswani, Palestinian, elected student council president.
Letter to Israeli state authorities expressing concern over the recent investigation of Omar Barghouti, permanent resident and BDS co-founder. CAF is concerned the allegations are political and, therefore, violate his right to movement and to non-violent political expression.
Letter to Israeli state authorities condemning an amendment to the “Entry into Israel” Law that denies entry to anyone who supports a boycott of Israel and/or all territories under Israeli control, including the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.
Letter to Ben-Gurion University President expressing concern for overturning the faculty’s decision to award Breaking the Silence the Berelson Prize.
Letter to Israeli state authorities demanding the release of Al-Quds University Prof. Imad Barghouti, who despite a military judge's ruling on 26 May of insufficient evidence for the charge of “incitement” in alleged Facebook posts continues to be under detention under the same charge.
Letter to Israeli state authorities expressing concern for Omar Barghouti, permanent resident and BDS co-founder, whose travel documents were not renewed which is a violation of his rights of residency, to non-violent political expression, and to freedom of movement.
Letter from Dr. Yaacov Lozowick, Archivist of the State of Israel, responding to the April 19, 2016, letter concerning procedures for digitization of Israel State Archives.
Letter to Israeli authorities urging caution regarding procedures for digitization of the Israel State Archives and access to archival material. Both could result in violations of academic freedom.
Letter to the Italian Minister of Education regarding recent decisions to deny university facilities or otherwise hamper the discussion on campus of the academic boycott of Israel.