Senate encourages students to protest judicial overhaul
In a letter, the university’s senate said it “invites the entire university community to join the ‘day of disruption’ on Thursday, in which we will express our commitment to the democratic values of the State of Israel and the academic freedom under which we operate”.
There have been repeated mass protests against the legislation, including several nationwide ‘days of disruption’ held on either Wednesdays or Thursdays, which have included blocking roads and have led to occasional clashes with the police. A university spokesperson told The Times of Israel that the letter was “more of a declaratory statement and does not mean that this is university policy”.
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