Take one minute and write a letter to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier.
Tell her that by threatening to terminate the agreements by which the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) receives its fees, the McGill administration has threatened student democracy and is undermining the Palestinians quest for liberation. Tell her you insist that she and her administration not take any action against the SSMU for freely expressing their views democratically.
The Palestine Solidarity Policy was approved by the undergraduate student body of McGill University, with 71% of the vote! However, the McGill administration has threatened to terminate an agreement with the undergraduate student union that would withhold its funding after the student union adopted the Palestine Solidarity Policy in its campus referendum.
Subsequently, McGill University has threatened to terminate its Memorandum of Agreement with the Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU).
Roger Waters, Richard Falk, John Dugard, Libby Davies, Yann Martel, Chris Hedges, as well as several hundred other academics, artists, lawyers and activists, and many civil society organizations have signed a letter already. Join with them in sending your letter directly to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier.
More than 25 universities across Canada have passed BDS oriented resolutions. Over the last few weeks, motions have been passed at five universities including McGill, Concordia, UBC, Simon Fraser and University of Toronto.
Campaign initiated by
Canadian Foreign Policy Institute (CFPI)
Palestinian and Jewish Unity (PAJU)
Just Peace Advocates (JPA)