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Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

Fifty NYU Groups Pledge Solidarity With Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions Movement

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

More than 50 clubs at NYU have pledged to take part in the Boycott, Divest, and Sanctions movement to advocate for Palestinian rights.

Professors urge NYU to divest from Israeli occupation

By Ned Harrell, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015


Filed under News

NYU professors and students have signed a petition urging NYU to divest from companies linked to the Israeli occupation.

Stricter sanctions against Iran infringes on human rights

Stricter sanctions against Iran infringes on human rights

November 22, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

  Nuclear talks between Iran, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany, known as the P5+1, resumed on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland. Secretary of State John Kerry has expressed confidence, stating that this is now “the best chance we’ve had in a decade” to reach an agreemen...

U.S. sanctions on Iran harm average citizens

U.S. sanctions on Iran harm average citizens

March 8, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The threat of nuclear attack by nations like North Korea and Iran has had the international community on edge for years. To combat growing fears, major world powers, including the United States and most of the European Union, have adopted economic sanctions against both nations. These sanctions have...