“Divestment movements are also gaining steam at the University of Arizona, Brown University…and Georgetown University”

“Cal-Berkeley rallies around divestment vote; other colleges continue BDS movement against Israeli companies”

ARAB AMERICAN NEWS (Dearborn, Michigan)
April 24-30, 2010
Page 13

“…Divestment movements are also gaining steam at the University of Arizona, Brown University, where noted author Noam Chomsky wrote a letter endorsing Brown Students for Justice in Palestine’s push [for divestment], and Georgetown University, where a forum was recently held.

“Similar measures recommending divestment from companies that provide military support for Israel have also been passed during the 2009-2010 school year by the University of Michigan-Dearborn, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of Sussex in the United Kingdom.

“Wayne State University’s student council has also voted for total divestment from Israeli military suppliers in the past and the Irish Confederation of Trade Unions is also currently searching for ways to support the BDS movement.”

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