Columbia Student Council approves holding Israel divestment referendum
Tue Nov 26 2019
It is the third time that the student council has voted on whether to hold such a referendum, in initiatives spearheaded by the camps organization Columbia University Apartheid Divest.
Columbia College Student Council voted in favor of holding a campus-wide referendum over divesting from Israeli companies.
Elected student representatives voted on Sunday evening by secret ballot by a vote of 25 to 12 to hold the referendum on whether the university should divest “from companies that profit from or engage in the State of Israel’s inhumane acts against Palestinians,” the campus student newspaper the Columbia Spectator reported....