Israeli academic and peace activist called ‘cancerous traitor’

By Sydney L evy, Mail & Guardian Online, Sep 3, 2009

Israeli academic and activist Neve Gordon’s recent Los Angeles Times article, in which he explained why he supports Palestinian calls for a boycott of his own country, has drawn furious fire against him from within Israel, apparently endangering his job. Here is a call from the Jewish Voice for Peace, to support his right to express his views.

Following the publication of Neve Gordon’s article, there has been a vehement and aggressive attack against him in Israel that calls into serious question Israel’s commitment to academic freedom and the democratic right to free speech.

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