Ambassador Michael Oren was repeatedly heckled by Muslim students at UC Irvine on Feb. 8th, but maintained his composure and defended the right of free speech for all. See video.
Israeli Ambassador Defends Free Speech
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Ambassador Oren Repeatedly Heckled at UC Irvine Feb. 8th
Dr. Michael Oren, Israel’s Ambassador to the US, was interrupted over ten times by shouting Muslim students in an organized protest at a scheduled appearance at UC Irvine on Monday February 8, 2010. Stand With Us posted this edited video of the event, recording the repeated outbreaks, Ambassador Oren’s measured and patient attempts to complete his talk, the admonishments of University officials, and the arrests of the students involved. Click here to read the entire article from standwithus.com.
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