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Oberlin College Student Senate voted to divest from a set of 6 companies that profit from the occupation and oppression of Palestinians
Shareholders File Response to CREF’s Refusal to Allow Vote on Divestment From Companies Supporting Human Rights Abuses
“CREF’s arguments have no merit,” said Barbara Harvey, a member of the National Lawyers’ Guild International Committee
The student senate at the University of California at Berkeley has voted to call on the UC administration to divest from companies which profit from Israel’s occupation.
Urge Ben & Jerry’s to stop selling and catering to Jewish-only settlements in occupied Palestine
The board of directors of Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. unanimously decided that MCC U.S. will not knowingly invest in companies that benefit from products or services used to perpetrate acts of violence against Palestinians, Israelis and other people groups.
California BDS debate heats up: Riverside campus passes divestment measure as Stanford rejects the same
The battle over the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement on college campuses heated up again over the past week, with California universities as the focal point. While a pro-divestment measure failed to pass at Stanford University, a similar call … Continue reading
Veolia Withdraws from California Water Contract Bidding Following Outcry Against its Abuses of Palestinian Rights
The European Union must ban produce from Israeli settlements in the West Bank from entering its markets in order to cut off “a vital source of revenue which allows settlements to thrive”, says a report by the Palestinian human rights organisation Al Haq
St. Louis, Missouri, in the mayor’s office for the St. Louis City Board of Estimate & Apportionment (E & A), the Board declined to approve a city contract with Veolia Water, putting off the vote until there can be a full investigation into the company’s history.
Brown Univ committee recommends considering divestment from companies that profit from Israeli occupation
The Brown Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies (ACCRIP) has asked the Brown Corporation to consider divestment from companies profiting from the Israeli occupation of Palestine
The vote deals a major blow to intense efforts by Israel and allied organizations to suppress Palestinian solidarity activism on US campuses