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U.C. Davis divestment measure fails

JTA

Posted on May. 9, 2014 at 1:33 pm

The student senate at the University of California, Davis did not approve a divestment resolution targeting Israel.

The vote at 2 a.m. on Thursday ended in a tie, with five student senators voting in favor, five opposed and two abstaining. The student government vice president, Maxwell Kappes, declined to break the tie, abstaining instead.

The proposed resolution had called on the University of California to divest itself of holdings in companies “that aid in the Israeli occupation of Palestine and illegal settlements in Palestinian territories.”

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