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Stephen Hawking Boycotting Conference in Israel

British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June, citing his belief that he should respect a Palestinian call to boycott contacts with Israeli academics.

The University of Cambridge released a statement Wednesday indicating that Hawking had told the Israelis last week that he would not be attending "based on advice from Palestinian academics that he should respect the boycott."

Source: Haaretz . Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    "based on advice from Palestinian academics that he should respect the boycott."
    The man got some bad advice.

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