Know the Professor: Uri Davis

  • Converted to Islam and is a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and Fatah.[1]
  • Defines himself as “a Palestinian Hebrew national of Jewish origin, anti-Zionist, registered as Muslim and a citizen of an apartheid state – the State of Israel.”[2]
  • Signed a petition urging the American Anthropological Association to convene a vote on boycotting Israeli academia.[3]
  • Spoke at “Israeli Apartheid Week” in South Africa.[4]
  • Signed a petition calling on the Irish government to put pressure on Israel and end trade agreements.[5]
  • Signed a petition in support of anti-Semitic British Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and of “end[ing] the occupation and the blockade of Gaza.”[6]
  • Signed an anti-Israel letter addressed to then UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, accusing Israel of carrying out “ethnic cleansing.”[7]
  • Supported former Ben-Gurion University professor Neve Gordon’s public call to boycott Israel.[8]
  • Signed a petition urging international pressure on Israel and accusing it of “killing and wounding of human beings who are exercising their elementary right to claim political freedom.”[9]
  • Signed a petition accusing Israel of perpetrating “atrocities” in Gaza and urging the United Nations to impose sanctions on Israel.[10]

[1] https://electronicintifada.net/content/uri-davis-perpetual-thorn-israels-side/8407

[2] http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/8203989.stm

[3] http://s3.amazonaws.com/rdcms-aaa/files/production/public/FileDownloads/pdfs/cmtes/commissions/upload/Nahoya_Letter_to_AAA_regarding_IAA-Sept2014.pdf

[4] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pF65Hg8bIsc

[5] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=5677&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=cb9bee46a1af927d1b3d759257e17cd3

[6] https://www.jewishvoiceforlabour.org.uk/article/citizens-of-israel-send-letter-of-support-to-corbyn/

[7] https://electronicintifada.net/content/open-letter-kofi-annan/447

[8] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=7256&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=cb9bee46a1af927d1b3d759257e17cd3

[9] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=6292

[10] http://www.israel-academia-monitor.com/index.php?type=large_advic&advice_id=6830&page_data[id]=3840&cookie_lang=en&the_session_id=cb9bee46a1af927d1b3d759257e17cd3

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