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Tag: Boycott Divest Sanction
April 18, 2013 | 11:57 am
April 18, 2013 | 11:36 am
In a dramatic vote that was emotional for all sides, the ASUC Senate voted 11-9 to divest from companies affiliated with Israel’s military early Thursday morning.
The heated debate began Wednesday evening and carried on for 10 hours, continuing into Thursday. Anna Head Alumnae...
April 18, 2013 | 11:08 am
April 15, 2013 | 9:49 am
The University of Manitoba Students' Union voted to strip funding and official club status from an anti-Israel group on campus.
The April 11 vote concerning Students Against Israeli Apartheid, or SAIA, went against legal advice and bucked the trend among other student councils at...
April 10, 2013 | 1:54 pm
April 10, 2013 | 12:47 pm
The student senate at the University of California, Riverside, has reversed itself, rescinding a resolution it passed a few weeks earlier that had targeted companies doing business with Israel in the West Bank.
Inspired by the broader BDS movement — which aims to isolate Israel...
April 4, 2013 | 3:21 pm
The student government of the University of California, Riverside, rescinded a decision to divest from Israel.
The Associated Student Government's Student Senate on Wednesday voted 10-2 to cancel the March 6 resolution that called on the school to withdraw funds from companies...
April 4, 2013 | 3:12 pm
April 1, 2013 | 6:43 am
The largest student association in Canada passed a resolution endorsing the global boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel.
With the passage late last week of the resolution, York University's student association joins two others in Canada -- the University of...
March 20, 2013 | 10:46 am
In the first two weeks of March, student governments at two University of California campuses — UC Riverside and UC San Diego (UCSD) — voted to approve resolutions urging their campus administrations and the University of California as a whole to divest from companies doing...
February 20, 2013 | 2:03 pm
Responding to petitions signed by hundreds of their members, the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS) and the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) — the state’s two largest pension plans — have become enmeshed in the battle to persuade American...