Letter to University of California Senate Chairs re Granting Librarians the Right to Academic Freedom

  CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM August 27, 2018 Dear UC Senate Chair,  On July 26, 2018 UC negotiators rejected a proposal by the UC-AFT Unit 17 that academic freedom be recognized as a right of all librarians as academic employees. UC negotiators reportedly argued that academic freedom is granted only to faculty and studentsContinue reading “Letter to University of California Senate Chairs re Granting Librarians the Right to Academic Freedom”

Letter to Major General Kamil Abu Rukon about systematic interference by Israeli authorities in Palestinian education, academic freedom, freedom to travel and to teach, study and research

  CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM August 25, 2018 To: Major General Kamil Abu Rukon Commander of Israel Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) Dear Commander, We write on behalf of California Scholars for Academic Freedom (cs4af)* to express our profound concern at the systematic interference by Israeli authorities in Palestinian education, academicContinue reading “Letter to Major General Kamil Abu Rukon about systematic interference by Israeli authorities in Palestinian education, academic freedom, freedom to travel and to teach, study and research”

Letter to King of Saudi Arabia asking for the release of Dr. Hatoon Al-Fassi and other women detained for political activism

  CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM July 31, 2018​​ His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud King of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques  Office of His Majesty the King Royal Court  Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Your Majesty: We write on behalf of California Scholars for Academic Freedom (cs4af),** anContinue reading “Letter to King of Saudi Arabia asking for the release of Dr. Hatoon Al-Fassi and other women detained for political activism”