In major BDS win, South Africa university officially cuts ties with Israel

In major BDS win, South Africa university officially cuts ties with Israel

 

South Africa’s Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has officially endorsed the Palestinian call for an academic boycott of Israel, and imposed a ban on ties with Israel and Israeli institutions.

With a 60,000-strong student body, Tshwane is the largest residential higher education institution in South Africa.

In a statement released last week, officials revealed that a 24 November meeting of the university council had formally approved a recommendation to cut ties.

“As a progressive University in a democratic South Africa, we want to affirm that TUT will not sign any agreements or enter into scientific partnerships with any Israeli organisation or institution until such time that Israel ends its illegal occupation of Palestinian territory.” the statement said……more here

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