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==Controversy==
In September 2014, the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation and Thethe Center for Development Studies (CDS) at [[Birzeit University]] organized a conference entitled, "Alternatives to Neo-Liberal Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories – Critical Perspectives".,<ref name=RLF>{{cite web|title=Alternatives to Neo-Liberal Development in the Occupied Palestinian Territories – Critical Perspectives|url=https://www.facebook.com/rlfpal/posts/902387746456825|publisher=September 16, 2014 at 5:26am|accessdate=28 September 2014}}</ref> Rosa Luxemburg Foundation regional head and keynote speaker Katja Herrmann stated that she would not have agreed to be present at the international conference had she known about the discrimination that got Israelibut [[Left-wing politics|left-wing]] Israeli Haaretz journalist [[Amira Hass]] ejectedwas fromasked theby conferencetwo simplyBirzeit forlecturers beingto leave on account of a Jewrule against the presence of Israelis (which she judged to mean Israeli Jews).<ref name=Hass-PalyApartheitUniversityBirzeit>{{cite news|last1=Hass|first1=Amira|title=When a Haaretz journalist was asked to leave a Palestinian university|url=http://www.haaretz.com/news/features/.premium-1.618007|accessdate=28 September 2014|publisher=haaretz.com}}</ref> She said that she had attended the university many times and had never heard of such a rule.<ref name=Arutz7Hass-PalyApartheidUniversityPolicyBirzeit/>{{cite news|last1=Har-Zahav|first1=Nir,The andinternational Tovaconference's Dvorin|title=PAorganizers Universitywere Ejectsoffended. LeftistThe Journalistregional forhead Beingof Jewish|url=http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/185540#.VCfcx61VKls|accessdate=28the SeptemberRosa 2014|work=NewsLuxembourg -Foundation InsideKatja Israel|publisher=ArutzHermann Sheva|date=9/28/2014,stated 11:48after AM}}</ref>the incident that she would not have agreed to hold the conference at Birzeit if she was aware of the policy.<ref name="ElderAnneHass-Hass2014"Birzeit/>{{cite news|title=Ultra-LeftThe Haaretzuniversity columnistlater justifiesissued discriminationa statement that "The administration has nothing against Jewsthe atpresence Birof Zeitthe U|url=http://elderofziyonjournalist Hass.blogspot.de/|accessdate=28 SeptemberThe 2014|publisher=http://elderofziyon.blogspot.de/|date=Septemberuniversity 28,as a national institution differentiates between 2014}}</ref>friends and enemies of the Palestinian people…and works with every person or institution that is against the occupation."<ref name=Hass-Paly-Apartheid-Policy2014Birzeit/>{{cite news|last1=BenIn a previous incident, Israeli anti-Gedalyahu|first1=Tzvi|title=BirzeitZionist U.historian Kicks[[Ilan outPappé]] Haaretzhad Leftbeen invited to deliver a lecture at Birzeit which was held off-Wingercampus, Amiraas Hassnot forto Beinginfringe Jewish|url=with the alleged ban on Israeli Jews.<ref>[http://www.jewishpressalgemeiner.com/news2014/breaking-news09/birzeit29/left-uwing-kicksisraeli-outjournalist-haaretzjustifies-lefther-wingerown-amiraexclusion-hassby-for-being-jewishpalestinians/2014/09/28/|accessdate=28 SeptemberLeft-Wing 2014|publisher=TheIsraeli JewishJournalist Justifies Her Own Exclusion by Palestinians, Press|date=September 2829, 2014}}] [[Algemeiner Journal]]</ref>
 
==See also==