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Columbia University Students: “It was important to bring Palestinian Media Watch” to give context to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Danielle Ziri  |

Columbia University Students:
“It was important to bring
Palestinian Media Watch”
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Headline: IDF ‘Reservists on Duty’ aim to expose Palestinian hatred on US campuses


“The group Reservists on Duty, made up of active service personnel in various reserve units in IDF who have been fighting against anti-Israel movements since December 2015, has taken its efforts to New York City this week, advocating on college campuses.

Representatives of the organization stationed themselves in the center of the Columbia University campus on Tuesday, displaying signs about Palestinian treatment of women and Hamas’s oppression of Palestinians, among others. The initiative was held in partnership with Columbia’s Students Supporting Israel as well as Palestinian Media Watch, which provided content for the display…

“Our goal is to defend Israel’s right to exist and show the context on the ground,” Rudy Rochman from Students Supporting Israel at Columbia, who also gave out flyers to passersby, told the Post. “It was important to bring Palestinian Media Watch and Reservists on Duty to come and give that context and story to people.”

[http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/IDF-Reservists-on-Duty-aim-to-expose-Palestinian-hatred-on-US-campuses-471494]
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