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updated 5:56 PM PDT, May 23, 2016

Stephen Hawking backs boycott of Israeli academics

CBSnews.com: British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June.

CBSnews.com: British physicist Stephen Hawking has dropped plans to attend a major international conference in Israel in June.

The University of Cambridge released a statement Wednesday indicating that Hawking had told the Israelis last week that he would not be attending "based on advice from Palestinian academics that he should respect the boycott."

 

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