Palestinian scholar claims ‘racist’ campaign led to job loss

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A UK-based Palestinian academic has said she was targeted by a “cyberbullying” campaign by pro-Israel social media accounts and outlets over her activism and advocacy of Palestinian issues. The campaign follows Sheffield Hallam University PhD candidate Shahd Abusalama’s claim last month that she had been removed from taking up a teaching position at the university due to “outside pressure” on the university. “The Zionist campaign of defamation continues a historical pattern, where the Zionist colonial narrative dominates and always enjoys privilege over the narratives of the oppressed,” Abusal…

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