Ohio State Students Reject Anti-Israel BDS Motion

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The Algemeiner reports:  For the third time in two years, students at Ohio State University (OSU) rejected a motion calling for divestment from companies that engage in business with Israel.

The result of the vote on the resolution, placed on the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) ballot last week and announced Thursday evening, was 4,084: 3,841.

Sponsored by the campus coalition OSU Divest: Buckeyes for Human Rights, it called on the USG to “cease and/or prohibit any investments in G4S, Caterpillar, CoreCivic, The GEO Group and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise until they are no longer engaged in the violation of human rights [of Palestinians] and other practices deemed unethical by the Buckeye community.”

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