Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

On May 19, 2002, Ilan Pappé received word that an order for him to stand trial at Haifa University, where he teaches political science, had been rescinded. The prosecution, represented by Haifa’s dean of humanities, had demanded Pappé’s expulsion from the university due to positions he has taken on the controversial M.A. thesis of Teddy Katz. Katz claimed to have discovered evidence that Israeli soldiers massacred Palestinian villagers at Tantura in May 1948.

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How to cite this article:

Rebecca L Stein "Pappe Faces Down Prosecution," Middle East Report 223 (Summer 2002).