Supporting the Palestinian call to end ties with Israeli academic institutions in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land
Briefing: EU Taxpayer-Funded Research Programmes and Illegal Israeli Settlement Entities(3/29/2021)-The Ariel University Non-Recognition Campaign and the European Coordination of Committees and Associations for Palestine has published a briefing on involvement of Ariel University and other settlement entities in taxpayer-funded EU research programmes. Update, 20 April 2021: Following the initial publication of this briefing, incriminating documents, including project deliverables, demonstrating the involvement of Ariel University […]
Guide for Journal Editorial Boards: Avoid Normalising Illegal Israeli Settlement-Based Ariel University(3/4/2021)-Ariel University is an Israeli academic institution located in an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian territory. These Israeli settlements constitute a war crime under the Fourth Geneva Convention and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Authoritative Palestinian higher education bodies are calling for non-recognition of and non-collaboration with Ariel University due […]
Legitimising Ariel University further marginalises Palestinian rights(12/11/2020)-The US’ announcement that it now regards Israeli settlements as consistent with international law does not make them so, say eight senior academics Ahmed Abbes, Ofer Aharony, Nir Gov, Michael Harris, Assaf Kfoury, Anat Matar, Haynes Miller, George Smith At a recent ceremony at Ariel University, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, science and technology minister Izhar Shay and US ambassador to Israel David […]
South African Legal Scholar John Dugard Supports the Call to End Ties With Ariel University(6/4/2019)-During the apartheid era in South Africa the international community, universities and scholars refused to recognize or have contact with universities that were established in South Africa’s Bantustans on the ground that they were creatures of apartheid. Ariel University must be treated in the same way for similar but more compelling reasons. First, it is […]
Prof. Noam Chomsky Supports Ariel University Non-Recognition Campaign(5/6/2019)-World-renowned linguist Noam Chomsky commented on the international campaign in support of the call from authoritative Palestinian bodies for non-recognition of and no ties with Ariel University, saying: It’s an excellent and very timely project. Ariel University is based in an illegal Israeli settlement on occupied Palestinian land. See more on the campaign.