• MPAC condemns calls for the National Guard to be deployed against student protestors

    The Muslim Public Affairs Council calls on the people of conscience, including faculty and leaders, to oppose threats to deploy the National Guard on the Gaza Solidarity Encampment at Columbia University, whose aim is to push back against the university’s continued financial investment in corporations that profit from Israeli apartheid, genocide, and occupation in Palestine.

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  • Democracy Dies When Words on Paper are Just Empty Words

    Amid ongoing protests by pro-Palestinian and anti-genocide student advocates at Columbia and other universities, the White House issued a response condemning violence and physical intimidation against Jewish students. MPAC strongly denounces any form of hate or discrimination on college campuses. However, it comes as no surprise that the Biden Administration consistently fails to extend the same sentiments to students who face repeated violence, intimidation, doxing, and harassment for their pro-Palestinian advocacy.

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  • MPAC Denounces USC's Supression of Free Speech and Academic Freedom

    We are outraged by the University of Southern California’s decision to cancel the valedictorian speech at this year’s commencement. The verdict came after pressure from pro-Israel critics who have harassed Asna Tabassum, the 2024 valedictorian, online for her support of Palestine. The exclusion of a student leader from a role she has earned on the basis of academic and personal merit infringes on academic freedoms, and is emblematic of a broader assault on free speech.

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