Students at Columbia University voted to urge the school to adopt a policy of boycotting and divesting from companies that “profit from or engage in the State of Israel’s acts towards Palestinians.”
A 61 percent majority of the students at the ivy league university in New York voted in favor of the referendum, according to The Jewish Week.
Members of Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD) celebrated the results of the vote on Tuesday.
“We are so excited to announce that our divestment referendum has passed with majority student support at Columbia College! Thank you for your support and for voting, we couldn’t have done it without you! Full statement coming soon,” the group posted on Facebook.Continue Reading...