how about five reasons (or even one) why he was right NOT to boycott conferences in the ussr and iran?
i'll tell you why he didn't--those boycotts would require actual moral conviction and the courage that goes along with it...boycotting israel is easy and endears you to the liberal media
apartheid is, according to the un, "inhuman acts committed for the purpose of establishing and maintaining domination by one racial group of persons over any other racial group of persons and systematically oppressing them."
the evil geniuses of israel have figured out how to "systematically oppress" their arab citizens by giving them full rights of citizenship
i guess any arab who lives in israel and doesn't blow up innocent civilians, including children and the elderly, is just a coward
i wonder if hawking would attend a conference in gaza: