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Boston students fight for Israel divestment referendum

Students for Justice in Palestine at Northeastern University is once again being singled out for discriminatory treatment by the administration.

Listen: Berkeley students reenact encounters at Israeli checkpoints

Checkpoint scenes modeled on real incidents in the occupied West Bank. 

Minnesota activists demand state pull funds from Israel’s occupation

Public support for a statewide campaign to pull investments in Israel bonds is growing.

Students allege "travesty of justice" as Ohio university muzzles debate on Israel divestment

The student government at the University of Toledo in Ohio shut down a divestment resolution hearing Tuesday night.

Northwestern University students pass Israel divestment resolution

Northwestern University students had been subjected to “vigilante censorship” by anti-divestment campaigns.

Stanford University students approve divestment from firms abetting Israel's crimes

Stanford students have been steadily campaigning for divestment for the last eight years and the increased support for divestment has been nothing less than dramatic.

Ohio university imposes secrecy on divestment resolution

A closed hearing and secret ballot “harms transparency and democracy” at the University of Toledo, says a student divestment campaigner.

California's "pepper spray chancellor" stays silent over racist abuse of Arab and Muslim students

After UC Davis’ student senate voted in favor of divesting from companies that profit from Israeli apartheid, Arab and Muslim students have been under attack.

UC Davis passes divestment resolution, five other campaigns launched across US

A student activist at Northwestern University in Illinois talks about the challenges faced after the recent launch of their divestment campaign.

"No respite" from Israeli violence against Palestinian children, says human rights group

Palestinian children were regular targets of Israel’s systematic violence throughout 2014.

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