The Spreading Tentacles of Censorship

The list of those who are "disinvited" to forums where free speech should exist keeps getting longer.  In some ways, it is a badge of honor to be included in that list; in other aspects, of course, it is the abject failure to respect the right to hold an opinion. Ultimately, it is "campus fascism" on the rise. Phyllis Chesler is the latest victim after having been "disinvited by the King Fahd Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Arkansas Law School."  In her article titled "Being a Zionist is even worse than being an Islamophobe," she describes being censored by a state university.  She was part of a conference on a subject on which she is an expert, having studied the topic of honor killings for many years and she has a track record as an academic, an author, a human rights activist and women's rights leader. But none of this mattered since, as so many are learning, "objectivity, true facts, clear...(Read Full Article)

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