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Over 120 Georgetown University students, faculty and staff walked out from their classes and activities on Feb. 8 to urge the university administration to divest from corporations developing technology for the Israeli military and to deliver a community statement to the Office of the President.

Coalition Stages Walkout, Calls for University Divestment from Companies Supporting Israeli Military

By Catherine Alaimo and Aamir Jamil February 16, 2024

Over 120 Georgetown University students, faculty and staff walked out from their classes and activities Feb. 8 to urge the university administration to divest from corporations developing technology for...

Maren Fagan and Aamir Jamil/The Hoya | More than a dozen students protested in front of the Healey Family Student Center (HFSC) in a pro-Palestine rally that coincided with Senior Parents and Family weekend calling on Georgetown to divest from companies that support Israel on Feb. 2.

SJP Urges University to Divest from Companies Supporting Israel in Rally During Parents Weekend

By Maren Fagan and Aamir Jamil February 9, 2024

More than a dozen students rallied in front of the Healey Family Student Center (HFSC) during Georgetown University’s Senior Parents and Family Weekend, calling on parents and students to urge the university...

Members of Georgetown Community Attend National March for Gaza

Members of Georgetown Community Attend National March for Gaza

By Aamir Jamil January 18, 2024

Several Georgetown University students and faculty members joined the National March for Gaza in Freedom Plaza on Jan. 13, gathering alongside thousands of protestors calling for a permanent ceasefire...

Students for Justice in Palestine Host Israeli Apartheid Week

Students for Justice in Palestine Host Israeli Apartheid Week

By Adora Zheng March 24, 2022

Georgetown Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) hosted their annual Israeli Apartheid Week to stand in solidarity with the people of Palestine and raise awareness about the human rights abuses they...

Activist Accused of Antisemitism Speaks at Virtual GU Event Despite Student Backlash

Activist Accused of Antisemitism Speaks at Virtual GU Event Despite Student Backlash

By Caitlin McLean October 23, 2020

Miko Peled, a Jewish pro-Palestinian writer and activist who has been accused of posting antisemitic tweets, spoke at an event Sunday despite widespread condemnation from students and campus organizations. Peled’s...

VIEWPOINT: Denounce Israeli Apartheid

By Linda Fawaz April 5, 2019

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...

TAHABSEM: Reject Anti-Palestine Bias

By Natascha Tahabsem April 10, 2018

Support for Palestinian rights and pro-Palestine student organizations at Georgetown University is too often unnecessarily and undeservedly derided. And while this problem is not exclusive to Georgetown,...

VIEWPOINT: A Boycott for Humanity

By Ahmad El-Husseini March 21, 2017

Put yourself in the place of an elderly Palestinian farmer, who just had his house bulldozed, his livestock confiscated and his land stolen. Put yourself in the place of a Palestinian mother who has just...

Israeli Apartheid Week Draws Polarized Response

By Jack Bennett March 6, 2015

A microcosm of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reached the Georgetown campus this week as the Georgetown branch of Students for Justice in Palestine hosted events for Israeli Apartheid Week. The week,...

PBS

Netanyahu Talk Divides Groups

By Kristen Fedor March 3, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington, D.C., to speak to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday sparked a national debate about the politicization of Israel’s relationship...

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Students protested the Georgetown Sabra Hummus House pop-up shop in October for its owners association with the Israeli army.

UCLA Divestment Draws Mixed Responses at Georgetown

By Suzanne Monyak November 25, 2014

The University of California, Los Angeles’ undergraduate student government voted Tuesday night to pass a resolution calling the university to divest from American companies profiting from human...

AFP

Through Different Lenses: Israel, Hamas and Gaza

By Contributors July 16, 2014

Shortly after the militant group Hamas and the Fatah-led Palestinian Authority agreed to form a unitary government, the kidnapping and subsequent murder of three Israeli teenagers triggered tensions....

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