5 foreigners ordered to stop teaching in Israel

Five foreign lecturers at Bethlehem University were ordered by Israeli authorities on the occupied West Bank to cease teaching by today (Dec. 6), a university official said.

He said the three American and two British lecturers were summoned to Israeli headquarters and presented with documents to sign pledging not to support the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO). The lecturers refused to sign, saying it clashed with their consciences.

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