On January 6, 2016, Bethany Koval, an Israeli Jewish teenager, was called to the principal’s office at Fair Lawn High School in New Jersey, and questioned about pro-Palestine comments she had made on social media.

While the facts are not entirely clear, it seems that another student had complained to school officials abou these comments and accused Ms. Koval of “bullying.”

The story is continuing to unfold, but, we’ve compiled some of Ms. Koval’s pro-Palestine tweets  – which likely led to the student’s complaints and the school’s aggressive response – below.

Read more like this in Muftah's Weekend Reads newsletter.

Advertisement Advertise on Muftah.