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From Honestreporting.com, Jan. 22, 2014

A group of students who disrupted an Israeli musician’s performance were found guilty of violating the rights of other people to express themselves. Ten students from South Africa’s Wits University were sentenced to 80 hours of community and risk being expulsion if they violate school rules again.

Yossi Reshef, the pianist whose recital last year wasdisrupted, called the decision a victory for academic freedom, but the students defiantly rejected it:

“As far as I’m concerned, none of the people found guilty by the kangaroo court are prepared to do community service,” he said, adding that they were doing their part “as community leaders to stand up against the injustice of Zionism”.

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