Columbia’s Double Standards: selective empathy and complicity in the Gaza Genocide by The Columbia University Apartheid Divest Coalition

PLEASE TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW AND SEND YOUR LETTER TO THE UN OFFICE OF THE SPECIAL ADVISER ON THE PREVENTION OF GENOCIDE AND THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT PROSECUTOR.

President Minouche Shafik’s December 20 email reaffirms that Columbia will stand on the wrong side of history amidst the ongoing genocide in Gaza. President Shafik emailed the Columbia community within the same hours that Gaza’s Health Ministry reported that the Israeli military had officially killed at least 20,000 Palestinians in Gaza in just 78 days. This figure does not account for the thousands of people crushed beneath the rubble of their homes, hospitals, and widespread civilian infrastructure. 

We strongly condemn Minouche Shafik’s email, which overlooks Columbia’s complicity in the ongoing genocide in Gaza and further demonizes Palestine advocacy on campus. 

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