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Protestors gather at a BDS rally at Queen's Park, July 26, 2014 (Toronto Students for Justice in Palestine)

Transform RU shouldn’t stay mum about Israeli apartheid

By Billy Johnson See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil: will this be the new Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) policy towards international politics, especially in regards to Israel? It shouldn’t be. During the recent elections, pro-Israel students criticized the incumbent slate, Unite Ryerson, for its support of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement. This, along with the RSU’s […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Opinion
Protestors gather at a BDS rally at Queen's Park, July 26, 2014 (Toronto Students for Justice in Palestine)

RSU hosts first event for pro-Palestine movement Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions

The Ryerson Students’ Union hosted its first Boycott, Divestments and Sanctions (BDS) event on Wednesday — an effort stemming from the union’s new mandate of promoting the movement, a global campaign to stop Israel from occupying what it says is Palestinian land. The event was part of the RSU’s annual DisOrientation week, and featured a three-guest panel, who detailed the ways […]

by Kathleen McGouran· · News, On Campus, Top stories
LIVE: BDS rally

LIVE: BDS rally

by Christina Dun· · Live Blog
(Jackie Hunter/ Ryersonian staff)

UPDATED: RSU vote on Israel sends meeting into chaos

The Ryerson Students’ Union annual general meeting erupted in protests yesterday when members voted in favour of the RSU joining the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. More than 100 people gathered in the student centre to vote at the annual general meeting, which started 45 minutes late because of the large turnout. When members voted in favour of […]

by Jackie Hunter· · News, On Campus, Top stories
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