H.Res.279 - Condemning the recent vote by the British Association of University Teachers to boycott Bar-Ilan University and Haifa University.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27] (Introduced 05/16/2005)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||05/19/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats.|
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Summary: H.Res.279 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/16/2005)
Condemns the vote by the British Association of University Teachers (BAUT) on April 22, 2005, to boycott Bar-Ilan University and Haifa University. Calls on BAUT to overturn this vote at its hearing on May 26, 2005. Denounces BAUT's call for professors from these universities to take loyalty oaths disavowing the Israeli Government.
Urges governments and educators throughout the world to generate dialogue regarding their differences and not bar students and professors from engaging with and learning from each other.