University of Chicago passes #BDS resolution against Israel [VIDEO]

‘Vote Was About Denying Israel’s Right to Exist,’ Opponents Say After BDS Passes at U of Chicago
by Andrew Pessin
April 13, 2016

The student government at the University of Chicago (UC) passed a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) resolution against Israel Tuesday, The Algemeiner has learned, with eight in favor, four against and three abstaining. UChicago Coalition for Peace, a group that had spearheaded efforts to oppose the resolution, immediately stated on its Facebook page that the vote was “a stain” on UC, and did not “represent the values of this University, including freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and commitment to intellectual curiosity.”…StandWithUs, the pro-Israel educational organization, released a statement condemning the UC student government for “refusing to affirm the rights of the Jewish people to self-determination after being asked to do so by Jewish students.” READ MORE

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