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Israel interrogates, expels well-known South African academic Salim Vally, invited to lecture in Palestine

Israel interrogates, expels well-known South African academic Salim Vally, invited to lecture in Palestine


In the latest example of its repression of academic freedom in the occupied Palestinian territories, Israel today denied entry to Dr. Salim Vally, director of the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation at the University of Johannesburg.
Vally, renowned in South Africa as an academic, educator and human rights activist, and member of the Palestine Solidarity Committee (PSC), had been invited to give several lectures in the occupied West Bank by German foundation Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, according to a PSC release.

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