Daily Archives: May 17, 2024

2024-05-17: News Headlines

California Faculty Association (2024-05-17). CFA Members File Unfair Practice Charge Over Cal Poly Humboldt's Campus Closure. indybay.org May 9, 2024 – This week, CFA members filed an Unfair Practice Charge with California's Public Employer Employee Relations Board (PERB) over Cal Poly Humboldt administration's decision to close the campus for the remainder of the spring semester. Management took the extraordinary step of closing down the campus last month in response to students protesting the war in Gaza when other campuses around the country have remained open despite fairly large actions and police responses. At Cal Poly Humboldt, students and a faculty member occupied a campus building for several days before being forcibly removed and arreste…

| Name (2024-05-17). Syrian journalist Mahmoud Ibrahim arrested after post on anti-Assad protests. alaraby.co.uk

Reuters (2024-05-17). Texas governor pardons man convicted of murdering Black Lives Matter protester. scmp.com Daniel Perry, who gunned down US Air Force veteran Garrett Foster at a rally, said the victim had pointed an AK-47 at him, and he opened fire in self-defence.

aljazeera (2024-05-17). Texas governor Abbott pardons man who killed Black Lives Matter protester. aljazeera.com Daniel Perry was jailed for 25 years for shooting dead protester Garrett Foster in Austin in 2020.

cpj.org (2024-05-17). Syrian journalist Mahmoud Ibrahim arrested after post on anti-Assad protests. cpj.org Istanbul, May 17, 2024—The Committee to Protect Journalists on Friday called on Syrian authorities to release detained Syrian journalist Mahmoud Ibrahim immediately and to disclose his location and that of all imprisoned journalists. On February 25, Syrian government forces arrested Ibrahim, an editor with Al-Thawra newspaper, which is published by the ruling Baath party, after…

newarab (2024-05-17). US professor praised for Gaza student protest backing. newarab.com A professor at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) has garnered praise across social media, following her rousing speech during her arrest by police forces at a The professor, who was later identified as Tiffany Willoughby-Herard, UCI's associate professor of African American Studies, was among three faculty members arrested during the police raid. | This comes…

presstv.ir (2024-05-17). US campus protests continue despite mass arrests. presstv.ir Pro-Palestine encampments at US universities continue to grow, exposing the widespread hypocrisy, violence and pro-imperialist sentiment at US institutions of higher learning.

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