Massad petition

There is now an online petition for Columbia University Joseph Massad, who is being slandered as an anti-Semite by the people who brought us CampusWatch. I am the 877th signatory, so let's at least get it to 1000.

Update: Simon sends me this link to a Haaretz story that may provide more background.
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Issandr El Amrani

Issandr El Amrani is a Cairo-based writer and consultant. His reporting and commentary on the Middle East and North Africa has appeared in The Economist, London Review of Books, Financial Times, The National, The Guardian, Time and other publications. He also publishes one of the longest-running blog in the region, www.arabist.net.