FIRE is deeply disappointed by the decision of the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to reopen an investigation into a 2011 complaint against Rutgers University utilizing a definition of anti-Semitism that threatens speech protected by the First Amendment. The definition’s inherent vagueness allows for the investigation and punishment of core political speech. This is an unacceptable result.
Fordham’s claimed commitment to free speech gives student employees the right to speak to the media in a personal capacity. Seems Fordham cares more about good PR at any cost.
Modi's government has suppressed the release of a BBC documentary chronicling his role in the country's 2002 religious riots that resulted in over a thousand deaths.
FIRE expressed concern about potential administrative interference when selecting who could appear on the ballot. We were right.