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Harvard Instructor May Face Removal Over Anti-Muslim Op-Ed

July 30, 2011

Subramanian Swamy, a Harvard Summer School economics instructor and a political leader in India, wrote an op-ed called "How to Wipe Out Islamic Terror" for the Indian newspaper Daily News and Analysis on July 16, in response to the July 13th Mumbai bombings that killed 23 people. The article, that "many have called offensive and inflammatory," according to the Harvard Crimson, has since spurred over 200 people to sign a petition demanding that the administration "repudiate Swamy's remarks and terminate his association with the University...

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