In a significant move, Brandeis University has announced that it will no longer recognize the campus chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP). This decision follows allegations that the organization has engaged in actions that could be seen as supporting Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist orginization.
According to reports from Fox News, Brandeis SJP, which had planned a “Vigil for Palestine” event, expressed their disappointment via an Instagram post, claiming they were “unjustly de-charted.”
They argued that the university, an institution that values social justice, was attempting to silence them from speaking their truth. The post also included the slogan “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free.”
The university informed the Brandeis SJP in a letter that they would be derecognized and