No government is more crucial – financially or diplomatically – in enabling Israel’s crimes and shielding it from international accountability than the United States, which means no one in the global community has a greater moral stake in ending Israeli apartheid than we do as Americans.
According to United Nations Security Council Resolution 446, “the policy and practices of Israel in establishing settlements in the Palestinian and other Arab territories occupied since 1967 have no legal validity and constitute a serious obstruction to achieving a comprehensive, just and lasting peace in the Middle East.”
New York University is heavily invested in companies that profit from (and make possible) the occupation, which means we as NYU students have an obligation to demand our university divest from those companies. To name six:
- Caterpillar sells bulldozers to the Israeli government, which are then weaponized and used to demolish Palestinian homes and uproot olive trees.
- Northrop Grumman produces helicopters…
View original post 751 more words