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  • BDS at UC Berkeley: The Campaign, The Vote, and The Veto – Youmna Derby and Dina Omar

    Published in muftah.org, May 27th, 2010 “Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the  practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality  and discover how […]

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    May 29th, 2010 | Filed under Op-Eds
  • Palestinian Queers for BDS

    Letter of Support to Students for Justice in Palestine at UC Berkeley We Palestinian Queers living in Occupied Palestine (48 territories, West Bank and Gaza Strip), Salute the students of UC Berkley for their courage and tremendous efforts in passing this historic resolution to divest from companies that are directly linked with Israeli war crimes […]

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    Apr 27th, 2010 | Filed under Letters of Support
  • Cal-Berkeley Rallies around Divestment Vote; Other Colleges Continue BDS Movement against Israeli Ccompanies – April 25, 2010

    Published in The Arab American News, April 25, 2010 The struggle to help the besieged Palestinian territory of Gaza has been challenging to say the least, but many have become encouraged by the growing Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement that is gaining steam on college campuses across the country.   On Wednesday, April 28, […]

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    Apr 26th, 2010 | Filed under News
  • UC Berkeley’s New Divestment Approach – Steve Horn

    Published in University of Wisconsin’s Badger Herald, April 20, 2010 Few tactics of political activism stir more controversy on college campuses, with accompanying international reverberations, than student-led calls for their university investment boards to divest from corporations that make the Israeli military occupation of the West Bank and siege of the Gaza Strip possible. Generally, […]

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    Apr 25th, 2010 | Filed under Op-Eds
  • Why I Support the Berkeley Student Divestment Resolution – Rabbi Brant Rosen

    Published in Shalom Rav, April 14, 2010 I’m sure many of you have been following the huge communal dust up that has been swirling around a resolution recently passed by the Associated Students of UC Berkeley. Known as SB118, it calls for the ASUC to divest its holdings in General Electric and United Technologies because of “their military […]

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    Apr 25th, 2010 | Filed under Op-Eds
  • Palestinian Queers for BDS

    Letter of Support to Students for Justice in Palestine at UC Berkeley We Palestinian Queers living in Occupied Palestine (48 territories, West Bank and Gaza Strip), Salute the students of UC Berkley for their courage and tremendous efforts in passing this historic resolution to divest from companies that are directly linked with Israeli war crimes […]

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    Apr 24th, 2010 | Filed under Letters of Support
  • Support Berkeley Students’ BDS Struggle – Jewish Voice for Peace

    Published in PSN Edmonton April 22, 2010 The following is an action call from Jewish Voice for Peace in support of the historic BDS vote at the University of California’s Berkeley campus, which will take place on April 28. Every so often, we get a moment when a remarkable future starts to unfold before our eyes. […]

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    Apr 22nd, 2010 | Filed under Letters of Support
  • Singling out Israel is the right thing to do – Yaman Salahi

    Published in Berkeley Daily Planet, April 08, 2010 Two weeks ago, UC Berkeley’s student senate made a historic 16-4 decision to divest from General Electric and United Technologies, two American companies that profit from the Israeli occupation. A week later, the student body president vetoed the bill, citing its “focus on a specific country,” Israel. […]

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    Apr 8th, 2010 | Filed under Op-Eds
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