Students at Cambridge have voted to call on the University to cut ties
with a company implicated in Israeli human rights abuses.

The vote calls on CUSU (Cambridge University Students Union) to campaign
to have the University cut ties with Veolia, a company involved in infrastructure
projects in Israeli settlements, and employed by the University on a
waste disposal contract. The referendum, which closed on 24 October,
passed with a majority of 58% to 41%: there were 898 votes yes, 637
votes no, and 21 ballots spoilt. While a strong majority was in support,
the referendum was inquorate: 7.2% of the student body voted, short
of the 10% required.

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