An event organized by professors at New York University was shut down by Zoom recently. Zoom refused to participate in the event due to its inclusion of Leila Khaled, a terrorist that participated in two plane hijackings in the 1960s and 1970s. Zoom pulled out of another Khaled event in September that was organized by professors at San Francisco State University.
According to a report by Campus Reform, Zoom recently dropped out of a guest lecture event hosted by a group of NYU professors. The event’s guest speaker was Leila Khaled, a Palestinian terrorist that participated in two plane hijackings in 1969 and 1970.
The professors claim that Zoom’s refusal to host the virtual event was a “sick comedy of error” that amounts to censorship.
“Today, Zoom unilaterally shut down a webinar hosted by the NYU chapter of the AAUP, and co-sponsored by several NYU departments and institutes,” the organization