Post Tagged with: "apartheid"

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Recognize Israel as Apartheid State

On April 12, the leaders of Georgetown Israel Alliance published an op-ed in The Hoya titled, “Include Diverse Narratives in Israel-Palestine Debate.” The article’s authors accuse Israeli Apartheid Week, a series of events hosted by Students for Justice in Palestine during the first week of April, of presenting a “one-sided,[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 5 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top

VIEWPOINT: Denounce Israeli Apartheid

This past week, Georgetown University’s Students for Justice in Palestine, launched its 15th annual Apartheid Week, hosting a series of events to highlight the apartheid conditions Palestinians live under in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Apartheid — defined in international law as the institutionalized, systematic oppression and domination by one[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
SHEEL PATEL/THE HOYA | Students gathered to create a mock wall of art for Israeli Apartheid Week on Monday. The artwork has been displayed in the Intercultural Center Galleria throughout the week.

SJP Hosts 15th Annual Apartheid Week

Georgetown University’s chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine erected an artistic representation of the 400 mile wall in the West Bank on campus as part of its 15th annual Israeli Apartheid Week to raise awareness about the Israeli state policies against Palestinian citizens. Israeli Apartheid Week, which began April[Read More…]

by April 5, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

On Israeli Apartheid Week

Georgetown Students for Justice in Palestine is committed to raising awareness about the Palestinian cause through the framework of human rights and social justice. We seek to shed light on often underreported and unrecognized aspects of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as to challenge misinformation and misunderstandings. March 14 marked[Read More…]

by April 11, 2016 0 comments Chatter, Opinion
BOBROSKE: Apartheid Lingers in Language Division

BOBROSKE: Apartheid Lingers in Language Division

Language is the foundation for community and culture. It allows us to communicate, learn and collaborate with one another, but it can also be exploited as a means to enforce segregation. The case of Stellenbosch University in South Africa shows the power language can have as a tool or as[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Israel Needs a Mandela

To the Editor: According to Students for Justice in Palestine President Leila Shebaro (SFS ’15), “a two-state solution” to the Israeli-Palestinian question “is not generally accepted by members of the SJP” [The Hoya, “Israeli Apartheid: More Than a Metaphor,” A3, Feb. 25, 2014]. This statement exemplifies the problem with SJP’s[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Commentary, Opinion

Unequal Rights in Palestine

To the Editor: In her article “Let’s Call It What It Is, And It’s Not Apartheid” (The Hoya, A3, Feb. 28), Kate Hopkins brings up an important point: The separation wall between Israel and Palestine does not constitute apartheid. It is a sign of occupation. I agree with the sentiment[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Opinion

Let’s Call It What It Is, And It’s Not Apartheid

In the hustle of this week, many of us have stopped to examine the wall erected in the Intercultural Center Galleria by Students for Justice in Palestine as an effort to raise awareness of “Israel Apartheid Week.” As a symbol for the separation barrier that delineates and protects the borders[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Opinion

SJP Brings Focus to Apartheid

The Georgetown University chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine held numerous events this week, including an exhibit in the Intercultural Center Galleria and a documentary screening to raise awareness for Israeli Apartheid Week. The events aim to raise awareness of the conditions in the region and to educate college[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Reacts to Mandela’s Death

The world came to a collective pause Thursday to mourn the death of human rights leader Nelson Mandela. A prolific anti-apartheid activist and the first black president of South Africa, Mandela, 95, died in his house surrounded by family. In a television address to the South African people Thursday, President[Read More…]

by December 6, 2013 0 comments News