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University fires Palestinian professor accused of supporting terrorists

[JURIST] The President of the University of South Florida announced Wednesday that the University had fired Sami Al-Arian, a USF Professor of Computer Science who was recently indicted[PDF] on charges of supporting terrorists. Read the official statement by USF President July Genshaft, a memo to the USF community, and the actual letter of termination [PDF text]. The United Faculty of Florida, the faculty union that had defended Al-Arian in his ongoing contract dispute with USF, is providing updates on his case.

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