Passing a divestment resolution “lives up to our legacy of social justice,” says an Earlham College student campaigner.
Outraged by the Israeli ban on South African cabinet minister Nzimande, a broad alliance of civil society organizations presented a program of action.
In close vote, 47.5 percent of undergraduates vote in favor of divestment from companies complicit in Israel’s occupation.
Students held falafel sales to raise funds for the divestment campaign.
Divestment resolution fails after several hours of vigorous and powerful discussion, but with a closer vote than the 2014 version.
Flawed Holy Land Principles for “ethical” business practices ignore the fundamental rights of Palestinians.
UCSA, which officially represents hundreds of thousands of students in the University of California, passes divestment resolutions by big margins.
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