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ISRAEL: Professors protest 'political pressures'
Israeli professors representing the faculties of all of Israel's seven research universities have publicly denounced "political pressures brought to bear on universities recently, which are tantamount to blatant interference in academic freedom", writes Matthew Kalman for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The academics' statement, which appeared in Haaretz, was the latest salvo in an increasingly bitter debate about the role of politics in university teaching.
Full report on the Chronicle of Higher Education site
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