Pro-Palestinian activists at the university branded Israeli company‘s water dispensers as ‘microaggression’ forcing their removal, but after the university’s investigation, they reversed the controversial decision.
SodaStream is expected to shortly halt its operations beyond the green line, but those plans have not prevented it from being the target of boycotts, which have now spread to one of the most prestigious universities in the United States.
The dining halls at Harvard University have removed vending machines owned by the Israeli company after pro-Palestinian activists decried it as indirectly discriminating against Palestinians.
The campaign to remove the machines began last autumn, in e-mails sent by students. Harvard University Dining Services (HUDS) removed the machines, but then the university announced an investigation and reversed the controversial decision.
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