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U. of Toronto Students Hold Graduation and Vigil for Gazans Who Have Been Deprived of Their Education

HeadlineJun 04, 2024

At the University of Toronto, students and faculty held a vigil Monday for the students in Gaza who have been deprived of a graduation due to the war. Graduation caps adorned empty chairs in tribute to Palestinian students who have been killed or have had their lives upended. University of Toronto students say they will continue their encampment protest until their school divests from Israel.

Sara Rasikh: “U of T’s investments serve the interests of the Israeli state. That is not neutrality. Palestinian students and their tuition money is going into these weapons manufacturing companies that are committing the murder of their family members and their friends. This is despicable, and we must stand up against it.”

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