Queen’s reviews divestment request, pro-Palestinian protesters dismantle encampment

After 12 days of action, protesters are taking down the pro-Palestinian encampment that was set up at Queen’s University earlier this month. The protesters shared that university administration has received their formal request for divestment, along with a petition that contains 600 signatures supporting the request. In a statement to Global News, Queen’s said that it is creating a “Review Committee for Responsible Investing” to assess the request. “Final approval rests with the Board of Trustees,” reads the statement. “There will be opportunities for all those who have an interest in this matter to participate in this process.” Queen’s added that no retaliatory measures will be taken against the protesters.

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