Zionist federation welcomes university’s no-boycott decision

The South African Zionist Federation has expressed jubilation at the decision of the University of Cape Town’s council to reject the academic boycott motion against Israeli universities, writes Eric Naki for The Citizen.

The motion was put before the university council on Saturday for a vote, but it voted to reject it by snubbing an earlier decision supporting the matter by the university’s Senate.

There had been efforts to spread the Israel boycott to universities and the University of Cape Town council decision came as a snub against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement in South Africa’s efforts to have Israel isolated by all sectors in South Africa.
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