Press releases: August 2013

Press releases: August 2013

In Victory for Student Free Speech, Department of Education Dismisses Complaints

August 29, 2013

Berkeley – Civil rights organizations this week welcomed news that the Department of Education's (DOE) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has closed three investigations against three University of California schools, at Berkeley, Santa Cruz, and Irvine, which falsely alleged that Palestinian rights activism created an anti-Semitic climate.

National Lawyers Guild Venezuelan Election Monitors Issue Report Concluding that Election Process Was Fair and Transparent

August 27, 2013

New York – National Lawyers Guild (NLG) election monitors from the United States issued their report today, concluding that the 2013 Venezuelan presidential election process was fair, transparent, participatory, and well-organized.