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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.

Police open fire on Palestine solidarity activists at Los Angeles rally for Israel

Media smear campaigners against Gaza invasion by claiming they are “members of Hamas.”

"We are the turning point": UC Santa Cruz passes divestment

Five of nine University of California campuses have now passed divestment resolutions calling on Regents to pull investments from US firms profiting from Israel’s human rights violations.

Anti-divestment UCLA rep went on ADL Israel junket

Sunny Singh, who voted against the recent UCLA divestment resolution, went on an all-expense paid trip to Israel organized by the ADL.

California students demand action against Zionist group Amcha's spying

“It is time for UC Administrators to end their silence and stand up for UC students and faculty against attacks on their academic freedom and violations of their privacy,” say students.

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