|Durban, South Africa|
The demand was also extended to any students sponsored by the Israeli government.
“We had a meeting and analyzed international politics,” the student body’s secretary, Mqondisi Duma, was quoted in the report as saying.
“We took the decision that Jewish students, especially those who do not support the Palestinian struggle, should deregister.”
Analyzing international politics from mainstream media will steer you wrong every time. Analyzing it through more thorough and honest sources will not cause you to become antisemitic; indeed, it will bring about the opposite result.
I suggest the student body re-examine the Israeli-Palestine issue from an unbiased attitude and without a predetermined outcome.
|Durban University of Technology|
On Tuesday, Natan Pollack – the national chairman of the South African Union of Jewish Students – said the demand was “deplorable.”
“To discriminate against people because of their religious and political standpoint goes against freedom of speech,” he said.