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UOT - September 12 2013 -Academic Boycott & Technion

UOT - September 12 2013 -Academic Boycott & Technion

The Graduate Student Association in Concordia (GSA) recently launched a petition asking the university to cut all ties with Technion University. To know more about this petition we interviewed one of the organizers who explained to us why the GSA decided to launch this petition (the petition: http://bit.ly/18HGuLm)

We also interviewed Doug Smith, a Montreal-based Palestine solidarity activist who was one of the collaborators behind a research called: "Technion: Structures of Oppression “Why McGill & Concordia Universities must sever their links with Technion University”

Doug discussed with us:
-What is the Academic boycott
-How Technion is complicit with Israel’s crimes against Palestinians
-How Montreal-based universities (Mcgill, Concordia and Universite de Montreal) are linked to Technion.

Also, throughout the show we focused on what are the other main Israeli universities that are helping Israel in its violations against Palestinians.

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