Divestment resolution fails after several hours of vigorous and powerful discussion, but with a closer vote than the 2014 version. Read more about Divestment resolution goes down fighting at University of Michigan
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University of Michigan students have been sitting in at student government headquarters for the last week in response to the student government’s refusal to hear a divestment resolution. Organizers are preparing for another student government meeting on 25 March. Read more about Refusing to be silenced, Michigan students take divestment back to student government
University of Michigan students engage in a sit-in after the student government tables a divestment vote “indefinitely”; Max Geller of Northeastern SJP talks about repression of student activism by the administration and right-wing groups; and a report from Gaza during Israeli Apartheid Week. Read more about US students resist repression of Palestine solidarity on campus
Yesterday, the battle for hearts and minds on campus took several steps forward. Read more about Despite University of Michigan vote, Palestine is not going away
University officials must divest from companies that profit from Israeli war crimes. Read more about Are we attending a university, or a cold, faceless corporation?
Students at the University of Michigan demand that their university end its complicity with Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. Read more about Michigan students demand divestment as administration brags about Israel ties
Students at Michigan State University (MSU) protested a presentation by two Israeli soldiers visiting their campus by staging a mass walk out on 21 February, a video posted on YouTube shows. Read more about VIDEO: MSU students stage mass walkout of StandWithUs sponsored Israel army event