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  • Court upholds conviction of Irvine protesters

    March 4, 2014 | 1:02 pm

    A California state appeals court has upheld the conviction of 10 students at the University of California, Irvine, who disrupted a 2010 speech by then-Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren.

    During the speech, the protesters interrupted Oren repeatedly, calling him...

  • ‘Irvine 11’ attorneys appeal conviction

    October 20, 2011 | 4:20 pm

    Attorneys for 10 Muslim students convicted of disrupting a speech given by Israeli ambassador at UC Irvine last year, filed a notice of appeal Wednesday, arguing that the law used to convict the students was “vague and unconstitutional.”

    The students — three from UC Riverside...

  • Opinion: Avoid zero-sum thinking

    By  David A. Lehrer

    September 27, 2011 | 7:20 pm

    The journalist Robert Wright argues in his book “Nonzero” that communication, cooperation and trust increase the likelihood that humans can avoid that favored term of game theorists: the zero-sum game. Whereas greater complexity and nuance allow us to avoid the zero-sum trap, the...

  • ‘Irvine 11’ verdict keeps debate going

    September 27, 2011 | 6:56 pm

    When all is said and done, there has been no final resolution in the “Irvine 11” case, which for more than a year has divided Jews and Muslims as well as the Jewish community itself.

    After an Orange County jury deliberated for two days and found 10 Muslim students guilty of two...

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  • ‘Irvine 11’ students found guilty [UPDATE: SENTENCING]

    September 23, 2011 | 5:10 pm

    [UPDATED: 3:00 p.m.]  This story has been updated to add the recent sentencing of the convicted students.

    After two days of deliberation, the jury in the “Irvine 11” case returned a verdict. An Orange County jury on Friday found 10 Muslim students guilty of two misdemeanors,...

  • Verdict reached in 'Irvine 11' case [UPDATE]

    September 23, 2011 | 1:45 pm

    UPDATE [11:45 a.m.] All 10 students found guilty on two misdemeanor counts of conspiring to and then disrupting a speech given by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine on Feb. 8, 2010. Sentencing will follow later today.

    Wednesday, Sept. 21.
    After...

  • Mosques organize prayer for 'Irvine 11'

    August 29, 2011 | 10:59 am

    Mosques in Southern California sponsored prayer services in support of 10 students going on trial for interrupting a university speech last year by Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren.

    The students from the University of California, Irvine and the University of California,...

  • 'Irvine 11' plead not guilty in Oren incident

    April 18, 2011 | 8:25 am

    Eleven Muslim students arrested for disrupting a speech by Israeli U.S. Ambassador Michael Oren at the University of California, Irvine pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges.

    The students were arraigned April 15 in Orange County Superior Court on charges of conspiracy to disturb...

  • 'Irvine 11' wants D.A. removed from case

    March 11, 2011 | 3:20 pm

    Attorneys representing the Irvine 11 – Muslim college students who face misdemeanor criminal charges over the disruption of a 2010 speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UCI – asked a judge to remove the O.C. District Attorney’s office from the case during an arraignment...

  • Drop charges against 'Irvine 11,' Jewish faculty urges

    March 9, 2011 | 1:31 pm

    Thirty University of California Jewish studies faculty members asked the Orange County district attorney to drop criminal charges against 11 Muslim students.

    The faculty members, from seven University of California campuses, are the second Jewish group to come out in support of the...

  • Irvine 11 Task Force organizes to support student protestors

    March 8, 2011 | 6:13 pm

    At a town hall meeting on March 5, more than 200 people pledged to express opposition to misdemeanor criminal charges filed against 11 students who disrupted a speech by Michael Oren, Israel’s ambassador to the United States, at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), in...

  • Muslim criminals, Jewish activists?

    February 16, 2011 | 12:31 pm

    Is there a different standard of justice in this country for Muslims and Jews when it comes to protesting Israeli officials?

    A recent development here in Southern California indicates that there is.

    In November 2010, I went to New Orleans along with a dozen Jewish students and...

  • UC Irvine faculty to DA: drop criminal charges

    February 16, 2011 | 7:49 am

    One hundred faculty members at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), have called on Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas to drop criminal charges against 11 current and former students arrested in February 2010 for disrupting a public speech by Michael Oren,...

  • Stop the Irvine 11 Prosecutions

    February 14, 2011 | 1:09 pm

    Come with me on a hypothetical journey.  A group of student protesters attend the speech of an Israeli official. As the official addresses the audience, the young protesters stand, one at a time, at about five- minute intervals, and shout slogans denouncing Israeli policies that...

  • UPDATED: 100 UC Irvine faculty protest criminal charges against Muslim Students

    February 11, 2011 | 9:45 am

    One hundred faculty members at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) have called on Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas to drop criminal charges against 11 current and former students arrested in February 2010 for disrupting a public speech by Michael Oren,...

  • Jewish group blasts charges against Irvine 11

    February 8, 2011 | 8:19 am

    The Jewish Voice for Peace is protesting criminal charges brought against 11 Muslim students from two California universities who disrupted a speech by Israel’s ambassador to the United States.

    Similar actions by Jewish groups, including their own, resulted in little or no...

  • Protesters who distrupted Israeli ambassador at UC Irvine charged by prosecutors

    February 5, 2011 | 12:08 pm

    From the LATimes.com:

    The Orange County district attorney’s office on Friday charged 11 defendants with conspiring to disrupt a meeting and a speech by the Israeli ambassador to the United States at UC Irvine last year.

    The move comes after about 50 protesters rallied in front of...

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