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Indian University Agrees Not to Host Future Israeli Government Events Following Student Protests

In a courageous show of solidarity, students in New Delhi held firm against the university administration's violent crackdown on protests of an Israeli government event until their demands were met.

Students at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, protested an event featuring Israel as a partner country. The university's violent crackdown on peaceful student protesters led to a 10-day sit-in with widespread support across campus.

The university ultimately conceded to the students’ demands, including refusing to host future Israeli government-sponsored events.

Indian students convince university to refuse to host future Israeli government events.

Academic win in India! Students at Jamia Millia Islamia University protested an event featuring Israel as a partner country. The university's violent crackdown on peaceful student protesters led to a 10-day sit-in with widespread support across campus. The university finally conceded to the students’ demands, including refusing to host future Israeli government events. We thank the students for their courageous stand in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality and to uphold the basic right to freedom of expression.

Posted by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement on Friday, November 8, 2019

In a video message, Palestinian students and academics from Birzeit University thanked the Indian students for their courageous stand in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality and to uphold the basic right to freedom of expression.

Palestinian students salute Indian students for brave stand against Israeli apartheid

Beautiful! Palestinian students and academics salute students in India for their brave stand in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality. “Your support strengthens our determination.” Students at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi protested an event with Israel as a country partner. The university's violent crackdown led to a widely supported 10-day sit-in. The university eventually conceded to the students’ demands, including no future Israeli government-sponsored events. Watch the video of Indian students: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2479258325666553

Posted by Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement on Wednesday, November 20, 2019


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