The European Commission said it does not back boycotts of Israeli academic institutions. The International Campaign for Academic Freedom and Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, two groups campaigning against such boycotts, solicited the E.C.’s position after 61 Irish academics wrote to the Irish Times in September, calling for a moratorium on E.U. support of Israeli academic institutions until Israel ends its occupation of areas claimed by Palestinians.
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