Following a landmark referendum, students at Sussex University have
voted to boycott Israeli goods. The decision will become part of the
international Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign, which calls
upon Israel to respect international law and end the occupation of Palestine.

The referendum result mandates the Students’ Union to remove
all Israeli produce from its stores, and review its sources for food
outlets. This makes Sussex Students’ Union the first in the UK
to implement a full boycott of Israeli goods. The vote was one of the
largest and closest contested in the Union’s history, with 562
votes for and 450 against the boycott.