Temple University: Prof. Lamont Hill’s Palestine Talk Protected by Free Speech

HeadlineDec 13, 2018

Temple University has said it will not take action against media studies professor Marc Lamont Hill, who was recently fired from CNN after he gave a speech in support of Palestinian rights at the U.N. In his speech, Lamont Hill used the phrase “free Palestine from the river to the sea,” which conservatives and pro-Israel groups say is used by Hamas and other anti-Israeli government groups. Temple University said that Lamont Hill’s speech was protected by the First Amendment.

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