University of Haifa cancels Nakba Day event at last minute

17.05.2012                      25.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 40 des Omer

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University of Haifa cancels Nakba Day event at last minute

Critics say the commemoration of the events of 1948 was called off following pressure from right-wing groups.

The University of Haifa rescinded permission for a student-organized Nakba Day event on Wednesday, just three hours before the event was to have taken place. The university's president, Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, announced the cancelation even after organizers received permits from all relevant bodies….