Supporting the Palestinian call to end ties with Israeli academic institutions in illegal settlements on occupied Palestinian land
IRT Saint-Exupéry ends collaboration with Ariel University following calls from academics(1/15/2021)-A French technical institution has ended a collaboration agreement with Ariel University, which is located in an illegal Israeli settlement in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, following calls from academics in France. The French academic organization AURDIP wrote to the Institute of Technological Research (IRT) Antoine de Saint-Exupéry on April 12, 2019 regarding its institutional collaboration […]
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 […]
BBC Corrects Article Claiming Illegal Settlement-Based Ariel University Is Located in Israel(11/24/2020)-Following letters from academics and academic societies in the UK, BBC Future has corrected an article making the erroneous claim that Ariel University is located in Israel. Ariel University is, in fact, located in an illegal Israeli settlement built on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law. A number of media outlets around the […]
Ariel Settler University Pressures Scientific Journal to Legitimize Israeli Land Grabs(10/22/2020)-Under pressure from Ariel University and outside pro-Israeli settlement actors, the scientific journal Molecules has reversed its decision to withdraw a special issue after the guest editor from Ariel University refused to correct her affiliation falsely listing her university as in Israel. Ariel University is an Israeli academic institution located in an illegal Israeli settlement […]
Scientific Journal Refuses Normalization of Illegal Israeli Settlement-Based Ariel University(9/28/2020)-Chemistry journal Molecules decides against false geographic labelling Nobel Chemistry Laureate George P Smith and Royal Society Fellow Malcolm H Levitt congratulate journal on principled decision The scientific journal Molecules has taken steps to avoid normalization of Ariel University, an Israeli academic institution located in an illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Palestinian territory in violation of international law. […]
Letter To Journal Molecules on False Information in Guest Editor’s Affiliation(9/1/2020)-Below is a letter sent 29 July on behalf of the Ariel University Non-Recognition Campaign to the editors of the scientific journal Molecules Dear Molecules editors, We are writing on behalf of the campaign led by international scholars and guided by an esteemed Advisory Board in support of the call from authoritative Palestinian higher education bodies for non-recognition of […]
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.
Media Outlets Correct Reporting on Ariel University(5/2/2019)-Multiple media outlets have corrected articles that included false claims of Ariel University being located in Israel. Ariel University is instead located in an illegal Israeli settlement built on occupied Palestinian land in violation of international law.