The students’ union of King’s College, in London, voted to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign at its Student General Meeting, this past Tuesday evening.The motion adopted by the union states that ‘BDS is an effective tactic, which educates society about these issues, economically pressures companies/institutions to change their practices, and politically pressures the global community.’

In addition, the Aternative Information Center (AIC) reports that the union voted in favor of carrying out research into King’s College London (KCL) investments, partnerships and contracted companies ‘that may be implicated in violating Palestinian human rights.’

Union members also resolved to pressure KCL to divest from Israel and from companies which support ‘the Israeli occupation and apartheid policies,’ either directly or indirectly.

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