Campus Activists Under Fire, Exposing Online Intimidation

By Bo Beard | May 15, 2024

Sayed's involvement

After participating in a pro-Palestinian protest, Layla Sayed, a student, was surprised to discover that she was singled out on Canary Mission, a platform that exposes individuals who criticize Israel. 

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Sayed's involvement in the demonstration led to her profile being highlighted on the website, leading to online abuse and intimidation. This highlights the impact of online platforms on activism within university campuses.

Canary Mission

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Canary Mission, an unidentified online entity, targets supporters of the Palestinian cause by sharing their personal information and branding them with incendiary labels such as "Hamas War Crimes Apologist."