Post Tagged with: "israel"

Students Decry No Investment Oversight

At the Friday morning meeting of members of the Georgetown, Divest! Coalition and university administrators, disagreement stemmed over the ethics of delegating endowment allocation to fund managers. The meeting was held to discuss the coalition’s call for the university to redirect endowment funds away from companies that benefit from human[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Coalition Seeks GU Stance on Israeli Human Rights Violations

Following a growing international movement to curb human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine, students have formed a coalition demanding the university cut any assets traced to companies tied to such violations. Comprised of student groups such as the Georgetown Solidarity Committee and Students for Justice in Palestine, the coalition[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

With Israel, U.S. Needs Backbone

Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which both Israel and the United States have signed, says that the “occupying power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into territories it occupies.” Today there are nearly 500,000 Israeli settlers illegally living on territory that has been[Read More…]

by March 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

SMEP Hosts Conference

Georgetown’s Students for Middle East Peace hosted a day-long conference to discuss peaceful resolutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and to foster dialogue with people from various colleges nationwide. “I thought it was an amazing success,” SMEP Press Coordinator David Waytz (SFS ’05) said. “Not only was it really important to[Read More…]

by March 4, 2003 0 comments Campus News, News