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Campus Divestment Votes Surge, But with Few Wins (in US)

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Campus Divestment Votes Surge, But with Few Wins – Talia Lavin (JTA)
(dailyalert.org, May 2, 2014)

    In the past two years, at least 16 student governments at American universities have weighed divestment resolutions targeting Israel, including nine this spring, though a majority have rejected them, a worse showing than the previous year for pro-Palestinian activists.

    “In terms of actually winning votes, it’s been an overwhelmingly unsuccessful year for divestment activists,” said Max Samarov, a senior research assistant with the Israel advocacy group StandWithUs. 

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