Ten Muslim students were convicted on Friday of one count each of the charges of conspiracy and disrupting an assembly; charges that were brought against them for Interrupting a speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine in In may of 2010. They are Known as the Irvine 11, because eleven students took part of the protest, but only ten were put on trial. The students were protesting the Israeli occupation of Palestine, which is labeled by many as genocide. The Irvine 11 were sentenced to 56 hours of community service, and up to three years of probation.
Irvine 11 Convction is a Violation of the First Ammendment25 09 2011