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10 Aug 2014 09:53 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Education, Social media, Israel
A university in the US is being accused of withdrawing a job offer to a professor after he criticised Israel on the social networking site Twitter.
Steven Salaita was set to begin a tenured professorship at the University of Illinois' Department of American Indian studies, before the appointment was blocked after a series of controversial comments condemning Israel's latest offensive in Gaza.
Al Jazeera's Ash-har Quraishi reports from Illinois.
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