The #Yorku Board of Governors had to change rooms and were forced to cancel their dinner and reception. We declare Victory! #YorkuNotoriousBOG
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After receiving an official rejection of meaningful dialogue from York University president, Mamdouh Shoukri, protesters have gathered at York University’s Board of Governors meeting to demand the reversal of sanctions against their club and trespass notice against a York alumnus.Read More
We have uncovered York University investments in defense contractor CACI, which supplied interrogators to the U.S. government during the Iraq War. Former prisoners accuse CACI employees of directing the torture of prisoners at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison, where the treatment of detainees exploded into an international scandal in 2004.
On June 24, 2013, members of Students Against Israeli Apartheid at York University in Toronto attended the Board of Governors meeting to express their concerns regarding the University's investments in weapons manufacturing companies and the University's recent undemocratic decision to ban York alumnus and activist Hammam Farah from campus and revoke SAIA's student club status.
In response to increased pressure from the York chapter of Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA), the York University administration has decided to take extraordinary measures to ban a community member and alumnus from campus, to threaten student leaders with punishment, and furthermore, to revoke the official student club status of SAIA until January 2014.Read More