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World’s higher education institutions need to react to the mass atrocities committed by the IDF in Gaza

Introduction Students’ protests and encampments at various universities in the US and other States around the world have brought renewed necessary attention to international academic cooperation with Palestinian and Israeli higher education institutions (HEIs). These on and off-campus protests are based on negative developments concerning basic human rights for Palestinians, including the right to education, that have been steadily deteriorating over decades in occupied Palestine, but whose violations by Israeli authorities have escalated after the indiscriminate Hamas attacks of 7 October 2023. The catastrophic effects of this 7-month escalation, resulting in major loss of lives and injuries and material destruction…