Tag: SPHR

Charles Bronfman’s $5 million donation to MISC raises concerns about academic freedom

Statement of Retraction The original version of the article below quoted Students for Palestinian Human Rights McGill (SPHR) about Charles Bronfman’s latest donation. The quote stating that the “McGill administration [are] puppets to their Zionist donors” played into anti-Semitic stereotypes about Jewish people being “puppet masters” of institutional decisions—a trope[Read More…]

The adoption of the Palestine Solidarity Policy is a historic victory

On March 21, the Palestine Solidarity Policy was overwhelmingly approved by the undergraduate students of McGill University in the Winter 2022 Referendum, garnering a 71 per cent “yes” vote.  The policy mandates the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) to campaign for McGill University to condemn Canary Mission and other[Read More…]

Summer exchange course in Israel sparks debates

The Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) Executive Committee has since passed POLI 339. According to AUS, they did not have enough information regarding the course by their Legislative Council meeting on Jan. 30. AUS has since suspended the result of the Committee vote following allegations that the vote was undemocratic and unconstitutional.[Read More…]

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