The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Liberty News Now
Over 200 of Columbia University’s faculty, students and alumni signed a pledge to boycott a New York bookstore, which was promoting violence against Israel. The book, “P for Palestine,” by Goldarg Bashi is a children’s book which glorifies violence against Israel.
The pledge was first reported by Campus Reform – and it includes a refusal to buy any book from the bookstore and a ban on ordering any course-related materials via Book Culture and a promise by the faculty to remove their course books from that store.
The petition further calls on the bookshop owners to “retract their statement and issue an apology for choosing to participate in the censorship and slander of already-underrepresented Palestinian voices.”
The co-owners at the Book Culture – Chris Doeblin, Annie Hedrick, and Rick MacArthur went on to apologize in a statement that was published backpost was originally published on this site