Uncertainty over future of Palestinian lecturersHaaretz.
Around half the foreign lecturers at Palestinian universities started receiving letters last November saying their requests to have their residency visas extended had been refused because they have been “living in the area for more than five years”.
In addition, the foreign spouses of these lecturers are being asked to sign declarations that they do not intend to work. To ensure that they keep this promise, they are asked to pay guarantees of between ILS20,000 (US$5,500) and ILS80,000 (US$22,000), which will be forfeited if it is discovered that they had been working despite the ban.
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