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On campus, is heckling free speech? Or just rude?

February 17, 2010

The speaker -Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States - was repeatedly forced to stop his talk. He pleaded for the right to continue, and continued. University administrators lectured the students and asked them to let Oren speak. In the end, 11 students were arrested and they may also face charges of violating university rules. (Video of the event, distributed by a pro-Israel group, can be found here...

Schools: University of California, Irvine