Spain Excludes Settlement University from Academic Competitionhttp://www.alternativenews.org/english/2168-spain-excludes-settlement-university-from-academic-competition-.html
Publisher: Alternative Information Center
Date Written: 21/09/2009
Year Published: 2009
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX10480
The "University Center of Ariel in Samaria" (AUCS) has been excluded from a prestigious university competition about sustainable architecture in Spain. With this move, Spain joins the growing number of European governments taking effective, even though preliminary, steps to uphold international law by boycotting or divesting from institutions and corporations involved in or profiting from Israel's illegal Wall and colonial settlements built on occupied Palestinian land.