Tuesday, October 28, 2014

CUNY Graduate Students Vote Not to Support Israeli Boycott

The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 27th, 2014

Graduate students at the City University of New York have voted not to support a boycott of Israeli colleges and divestment from Israeli companies, the newspaper Haaretz reports. A plurality of the Doctoral Students’ Council, which represents roughly 4,700 students, voted on Friday in favor of the measure, but passage required a majority. The vote concluded a heated debate in which members of each side accused the other of attempting to silence their opinions.

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