The Demonization of Anti-Zionist protestors

Here is a typical G and M assertion backed up by one report:
 
“Campuses across North America have become scary places for many Jews as the unsubtle Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement and chapters of Students Against Israeli Apartheid wage relentless campaigns that are often difficult to distinguish from anti-Semitism.” and “It is entirely legitimate to criticize Israel’s defiant construction of Jewish settlements in the West Bank, which UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon again this week called “an affront to the Palestinian people and the international community.” But there is nothing uncomplicated about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, yet the terms “apartheid,” “racism” and “war crimes” steamroll over its discussion on campus.”
 
It is interesting how Yabluskis uses the word “unsubtle” as if to say that a democratic protest is really just hiding racism. Gee, what about that massive wall, what about all the bulldozed houses, what about the pass system, what about the withholding of food, what about how Isreal stole the land to begin with and continues every year to eat up more palestinian land. So there is no racism or war crimes and aparthied in Isreal? What utter hogwash. Look how people who are using their democratic right to peacefully protest get demonized in this article
 
Read the rest of this op-ed here:
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I am an anthropologist and Associate Professor who loves to play guitar and comment on social injustice in whatever form it may take
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