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Selective, Biased and Discriminatory: The American Anthropological Association Task Force Report on Israel-Palestine


Elihu Richter, Brandeis Blog

April 6, 2016
 

AAA Working Paper

This document addresses the selective, biased and discriminatory nature of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Task Force Report (TFR) in respect to Public Health, the ethics of Operation Protective Edge and the effects of cradle-to-grave incitement in Palestinian society. The working paper recommends retraction of the TFR.

We assert that there is a direct cause and effect relationship between the TFR’s obsessive preoccupation with Israel’s alleged shortcomings, and the TFR’s disgraceful disregard for the genocidal mass murder and other crimes against humanity perpetrated now, mainly in Syria.

Our position is that the falsehoods, distortions and exaggerations in the TFR undermine any case for a boycott based on the TFR. 

We propose Bridges to Cooperation instead of Boycotts.

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Dawinder "Dave" S. Sidhu is Assistant Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico and has held positions at Oxford University Faculty of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Harvard University's Pluralism Project, the University of Baltimore School of Law, the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
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