Cinnamon Stillwell

I’m the West Coast Representative for Campus Watch, a project of the Middle East Forum that focuses on Middle East studies. I was a political columnist for SFGate.com (San Francisco Chronicle online) from 2004-2008. I've written for the American Thinker, Frontpage Magazine, Family Security Matters, Accuracy In Media, Newsbusters, Israel National News, The Jewish Policy Center, J-The Jewish News Weekly of N. CA, Intellectual Conservative and many others. More info at CinnamonStillwell.com.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Hatem Bazian: Berkeley's Israel Boycott Advocate

In a Campus Watch-sponsored article posted today at Frontpage Magazine, Berkeley resident Rima Greene and myself write about a Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) event held recently at UC Berkeley, which featured radical academic Hatem Bazian. It begins like so:

Hatem Bazian, a senior lecturer in the department of Near Eastern studies at the University of California at Berkeley, provided the introduction at a Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) event at Berkeley on October 26, 2010, called "What Can American Academia Do to Realize Justice for Palestinians?" Bazian is an endorser of the Israel Divestment Campaign and a signatory to the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel. He is a committed anti-Israel propagandist and activist.

In his introduction, Bazian was unabashed about promoting a politically active role for academia . . .

To read the entire article, please click here.