Saturday 23 September 2017

Hounded out by Zionist lobby

KEVIN Myers is right to lament the maltreatment of Helen Thomas at the hands of another Zionist lobbyist ('There is little freedom of speech on subject of Israel', Irish Independent June 15).

However, this type of thing is all too common in the US.

In 2007, Dr Norman Finklestein, the son of Holocaust survivors, was hounded from his job at De Paul university after a vitriolic campaign by Alan Dershowitz and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

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