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Carleton Board of Governors Shutdown - 29 March 2011

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Published on Apr 8, 2011

On 29 March 2011, students at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, shut down the scheduled Board of Governors (BoG) meeting after the body refused to consider a motion calling for divestment of pension stock from four companies implicated in Israel's occupation of Palestine.

The direct action was led by Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA), and received the support and participation of 25 allied campus student groups, as well as faculty, staff and community members.

For more information on SAIA, please see: http://carleton.saia.ca

For more information on the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, please see: http://bdsmovement.net

Voiceover for this video was provided by the Five O'Clock Train, a radio program on CHUO 89.1 FM (Ottawa) hosted by Denis Rancourt. The full interview with SAIA members is provided here: http://trainradio.blogspot.com/2011/0...

See also "Israel's Apologists and the Martin Luther King Jr. Hoax": http://electronicintifada.net/v2/arti...

Special thanks to Sigur Ros (http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sig...) and David Rovics (http://itunes.apple.com/ca/artist/dav...) for the music.

Special thanks as well to the Active Stills collective (ActiveStills.org) for photography from Palestine.

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