Archive for November, 2008

WE WON!!

11Nov08

THIS JUST IN: The University returned Ali’s student card, cancelled all disciplinary charges (it’s now pretending that there never were any), and has reinstated him to the dorms!!  A ton of thanks is in order to all the people that made it happen. First and foremost to the 538 signatories of the English petition and […]


  Well, friends, Ali had been to the hearing and is now awaiting its results. The Dean and her deputy received our petitions (links on the right), now boasting a total of nearly 700 signatures altogether. They are now well aware of the reactions the University has generated in Israel and the world over. The answer […]


Petition time

09Nov08

Informal sources within the Hebrew University faculty are telling us that disciplinary charges against Ali are now likely to be dropped! However, no formal announcement (or an apology) was received as yet, and the eviction order from the dorms is still in place. Ali has a hearing tomorrow with the Dean of Students, Professor Esther Shami. […]


Bring it on!

07Nov08

Hello and welcome to the first post of the struggle in support of Ali Baher! Ali is a student at the Hebrew University who has been kicked out from his dorm room, and is facing a possible suspension from his studies, simply because he refused to shake hands with Shimon Peres, President of the State […]