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### Exclusive: University of Wisconsin Under Investigation by Department of Education for Anti-Semitism Allegations

The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights is investigating the University of Wisconsin-Madison for its alleged failure to address the harassment of Jewish students, as reported by Campus Reform.

Dr. Zachary Marschall, the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Reform, filed a complaint stating that the university has not taken any actions to protect Jewish students following the Hamas terrorist attack on Oct. 7. The investigation was initiated on Monday by the Department of Education Office for Civil Rights.

Shortly after the terrorist incident, on Oct. 10, protesters at the University of Wisconsin-Madison were heard chanting “glory to the martyrs,” as captured in a video.

The protesters at the university in Madison, Wisconsin, were also heard chanting for the “liberation of the land by any means necessary,” with Marschall highlighting that the term “martyrs” refers to terrorists who attempted to harm Jews. He emphasized that the phrase “by any means necessary” could encompass violent acts such as murder, torture, and rape.

Moreover, on Oct. 16, the Students for Justice in Palestine chapter at the university released a statement reaffirming the right to “resist occupation and to pursue liberation.”

The Department of Education Office for Civil Rights will investigate whether the University failed to address the alleged harassment of students based on their national origin (Jewish ancestry) in compliance with Title VI regulations. The Arab Student Association, Alpha Lambda Rho, Mecha De UW-Madison, Art for Change, and the North African Student Organization co-signed the announcement.

Campus Reform has contacted the University of Wisconsin-Madison for a response to these allegations.