Columbia Students Launch 5-Day Hunger Strike to Demand Fossil Fuel Divestment

HeadlineNov 19, 2019

In New York, four students at Columbia University with the global nonviolent action movement Extinction Rebellion launched a five-day hunger strike Monday. The students are demanding Columbia declare a climate emergency and pursue a community-led process to divest from fossil fuels. Over 400 people in 30 countries are participating in similar hunger strikes with Extinction Rebellion across the globe.

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