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UMass Amherst students file lawsuit against school hosting Palestinian event

23 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

University of Massachusetts Amherst students outraged that the campus is set to host an event featuring Palestinian activists are hoping a judge boots the event off campus.
A lawyer for the students on Thursday filed an emergency motion against UMass officials in Suffolk Superior Court, asking the court to order UMass Amherst to kick the May 4 forum off the Western Mass. campus.
The event, “Not Backing Down: Israel, Free Speech and the Battle for Palestinian Human Rights,” is being co-sponsored by university departments. Some groups have condemned the event as anti-Semitic and...
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