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Sussex Students' Union votes to Boycott Israel

Josh Jones | 30.10.2009 22:47 | University Occupations for Gaza | Palestine | Repression | Social Struggles | South Coast | World

Students at Sussex University voted this week to boycott Israeli produce in Union stores.

Sussex students of Palestine Society and Stop The War
Sussex students of Palestine Society and Stop The War

The decision will make Sussex the first Students' Union to adopt a full boycott of Israeli goods. The campaign comes as part of the international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, calling upon Israel to respect international humanitarian law and end the illegal occupation of Palestine.

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  1. it's hard work — posture politics
  2. All fine and well...... — Bob
  3. Free Free palestine — frank
  4. Media News — Victory to the trouble makers!
  5. plonkatonic — posture politics
  6. Consumer politics, oh dear. — Mike
  7. the Nike trainers jumped out at me too! but hey we aren't perfect — anon