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Palestinian Rep. Calls Yale Conference 'Anti-Arab'

First Posted: 09/02/10 06:15 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:30 PM ET

Richard Levin
Yale President Richard Levin (FILE PHOTO)

Yale Daily News:

The U.S. representative of the Palestine Liberation Organization has accused Yale of hosting right-wing extremists at a recent conference on anti-Semitism.

The representative, Maen Rashid Areikat,wrote University President Richard Levin to protest the conference, titled "Global Anti-Semitism: A Crisis of Modernity," which took place Aug. 23-25and included presentations from 110 scholars. In his letter, Areikat singled out three of them: a former Israeli military officer, the legal representative of an organizationthat monitors human rights groups, and the founder of a media watchdog organization.

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