BDS vote a non-event

May 8, 2013 by  
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An expected counter-motion to last month’s pro-BDS resolution at the University of Sydney did not go to the vote on Wednesday night because the Student Representative Council meeting did not reach a quorum.
“They were down by three people, so the meeting did not go ahead,” said AUJS NSW president Nicola Kobilski. “This was mainly due to Grassroots [a leftist faction] not attending.”

The SRC voted last month to support a boycott of the university’s academic ties with the Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology in Haifa.

This means the resolution remains in place but without the support of the university itself.

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2 Responses to “BDS vote a non-event”
  1. Eleonora says:

    I’ll be in for that. Good one Sean

  2. Sean says:

    Lucky the SRC were off playing with their iphones, iPads, computers or having a medical intervention somewhere on Israeli designed equipment or maybe enjoying a good bowl of chicken soup in Bondi.

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