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USC’s suppression of the anti-Israel valedictorian is unacceptable

22 April 2024

6:02 AM

22 April 2024

6:02 AM

University of Southern California’s 2024 valedictorian, Asna Tabassum, will not be allowed to deliver a speech at the university’s commencement ceremony due to, according to the school’s provost, security concerns. The cancellation comes following a wave of criticism over what groups such as US-nonprofit StopAntisemitism labeled “her authoring [of] an antisemitic social media post on her Instagram account.

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