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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.

Pro-Israel appeal to US patriotism fails to halt “historic” California divestment vote

UCSA, which officially represents hundreds of thousands of students in the University of California, passes divestment resolutions by big margins.

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.

15 powerful ways student activists stood up for Palestine in 2014

2014 was a year of victories, challenges and creative resistance for student Palestine solidarity activists in the US.

Student workers "have spoken": US labor union backs Israel boycott

“A new generation of workers and students is seeing how we’re linked — not only as workers, not only as students, not only as Americans, but as people of conscience to the struggle of Palestinians,” says a student activist.

Victory: US student workers' union backs Israel boycott in landslide vote

UAW Local 2865, representing 13,000 student workers at the University of California, has become the first labor union in the US to join the BDS movement.

Unions "are part of the struggle" for Palestine solidarity on US campuses

Student workers at the University of California will hold a vote to support the boycott movement in response to the call by Palestinian trade and labor unions.

Costly pro-Israel PR campaign fails to stop UCLA divestment

UCLA became the sixth of nine undergraduate campuses in the UC system to pass a divestment resolution, despite expensive efforts by on-campus anti-Palestinian groups to thwart such a victory.

Leaked email reveals ADL advice to universities urging anti-Palestine crackdown

The ADL email is another indicator that there will be no let up this fall in Zionist groups’ efforts to use all repressive means to stigmatize and punish campus criticism of Israel’s crimes.

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