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Tech companies block Leila Khaled event at SFSU for a second time

The planned April 23 event, which drew backlash from Jewish groups, was supposed to feature Leila Khaled, a Palestinian activist who participated in two airplane hijackings in 1969 and 1970 as a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The PFLP, which first popularized the use of airplane hijackings as a form of resistance against Israel, is currently designated as a terrorist group by the State Department. As recently as 2016, Khaled advocated for the use of violence as one of the tools for resistance.

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