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13 Dec, 2015

Leading U.S. anthropologists group passes Israel boycott resolution with 88% yes-vote

By an overwhelming vote of 1,040 in favor and 136 against (88 percent), the American Anthropological Association (AAA) overwhelmingly approved a historic resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions to honor the call of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS). The association voted at its annual business conference in Denver, Colorado, becoming the largest scholarly institution in the United States to endorse the academic boycott of Israel. The resolution (full text here) is subject to a final vote of the AAA’s 10,000 members in April. It is the largest professional organization for anthropologists.

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