CHICAGO (CBS)–Outrage is boiling at DePaul University where a professor’s op-ed about Middle East politics has sparked backlash.
Professor Jason Hill said Israel has the “moral right” to “annex all of the West Bank” in an article that was published.READ MORE: 3 People Injured In Near North Shooting
Several student groups held an anti-hate rally at the Lincoln Park campus on Wednesday.READ MORE: 2 Dead, 3 injured After Shooting At Yard Party In Gresham
Those students say Hill’s comments create an “unsafe academic environment.” The students want him to be censored and have started a petition that has already garnered 3,300 signatures.
In an interview, Hill refused to be silenced and added that people are misreading the intention of his article.MORE NEWS: Ed's Driveway: Hyundai Elantra