University ejects leftist journalist for being Jewish

A Haaretz reporter was ejected from a pro-Palestinian conference at Birzeit University late last month, reporter Amira Hass said – simply for being an Israeli Jew – write Nir Har-Zahav and Tova Dvorin for Israel National News.

Hass attempted to attend the "Alternatives to Neo-Liberal Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories – Critical Perspectives" conference at the university, which is located near Ramallah where she lives. But she was ejected from the hall by the organisers, Hass claimed, after students at the admission desk noted that she worked for an Israeli publication and alerted security authorities to intervene.

Birzeit University has had a policy of barring Israeli Jews from the campus for over 20 years, administrators said, and ejected her for fear that she would be attacked by an unruly mob of students. "The administration has no objection to the presence of the journalist [Amira] Hass," it insisted in an official statement. "The university distinguishes between friends of the Palestinian people and its enemies...and works with every person and institution who opposes the occupation," it said.
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